Spellcheck.net

Language:

English - United States Change

Enter your text below and click here to check the spelling

Definitions of extraordinary

  1. That which is extraordinary; - used especially in the plural; as, extraordinaries excepted, there is nothing to prevent success. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Anything extraordinary. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. Extraordinarily. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. In an uncommon degree. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5. far more than usual or expected; "an extraordinary desire for approval"; "it was an over-the-top experience" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. (of an official) serving an unusual or special function in addition to those of the regular officials; "an ambassador extraordinary" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. Beyond or out of the common order or method; not usual, customary, regular, or ordinary; as, extraordinary evils; extraordinary remedies. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Exceeding the common degree, measure. or condition; hence, remarkable; uncommon; rare; wonderful; as, extraordinary talents or grandeur. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Employed or sent upon an unusual or special service; as, an ambassador extraordinary. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Unusual; remarkable; rare; eminent; special. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Beyond ordinary; not usual or regular; wonderful; special. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Not usual; wonderful; special. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. Being beyond the ordinary; remarkable; special. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Beyond or out of the common order; exceeding the common degree or measure; remarkable; rare; wonderful; special; sent for a special purpose or on a particular occasion. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for extraordinary

  1. " An extraordinary thing happened. – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan
  2. On Christmas day Karen had a son, a child of extraordinary beauty, that brought his soul into the world with him. – Prisoners of Conscience by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
X