The definition of extraordinary is something or someone that is unusual, exceptional or remarkable.
An example of extraordinary is a special session of the city council called by the mayor.
An example of extraordinary is the talent of an olympic skier.
Beyond what is ordinary or usual.
Highly exceptional; remarkable.
An extraordinary achievement.
Employed or used for a special service, function, or occasion.
A minister extraordinary; an extraordinary professor.
Not according to the usual custom or regular plan.
An extraordinary session of Congress.
Going far beyond the ordinary degree, measure, limit, etc.; very unusual; exceptional; remarkable.
Outside the regular staff; sent on a special errand; having special authority or responsibility.
A minister extraordinary.
Middle English extraordinarie from
Latin extraōrdinārius extrā outside extra– ōrdō ōrdin- order order