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extra(3)

over the top, unnecessary, above and beyond =Describes a person who goes above and beyond in something they did to the point where it’s deemed unnecessary. It can also be used to describe More…

Extra1

(extraneous) While extra has meant “more” or “something that is not necessary” for a while now, it can now also be used in the context of describing someone who is doing something to the More…

Extra11

Unnecessarily dramatic; characterized by excessive effort. =While the word doesn’t change part of speech, the meaning is shifted somewhat to refer to actions rather than items. It takes More…

extra2

(adjective; semantic narrowing) “Extra” is a noun or adjective and an example of semantic narrowing. In its noun form, it is used to refer to people that are considered unimportant at some More…

extrasolar

beyond the sun or the solar system The morpheme 'extra-' can be used to describe things as being outside or above other things, so attaching it to the word 'solar' (of, pertaining to, or More…

exurbia

Used to refer to the exerbs in general (not just one particular area) Derived from “exurbs” =Democrats are out of touch with “exurbia”. Etymology : ex + urb + ia More…

exurbs

the outer reaches of a suburban area As “ex” means “out”, this may have been substituted with “sub” in “suburbs” to create a new word More…

eye noogies

the sleep found in the corner of people’s eyes. =Karla had eye noogies in her eyes when she woke up from her nap. =my friend in class

eye-candy

a visually pleasing member of the preferred sexual orientation with whom the speaker has no actually contact; example – “The cute waiter at the local hang-out was total More…


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