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extheist

(prefixation) Someone that was raised in religion but abandons it =There is no specified time during a life that someone has to abandon religion to be considered an extheist. However, this More…

extra

(narrowing) Overtly or too sexual to be appropriate for the situation. =Did you see the two cashiers flirting? That was so extra! Etymology : This is most likely a narrowing of the word More…

Extra

(Adjective) Obnoxiously excessive =This new form of ‘extra’ still uses the idea of a high quantity, however the context in which it is used is different. First, the word is usually used in More…

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…


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