Definition of extraordinaire
1. extraordinary [ a ] beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable
Examples: "extraordinary authority" "an extraordinary achievement" "her extraordinary beauty" "enjoyed extraordinary popularity" "an extraordinary session of the legislature"
(The Christian Science Monitor,...)
Each high note had the crowd in ecstasy so that it stopped the show midway in the `` Mad_Scene '' , but the real reason was a realization of the extraordinary performance unfolding at the moment .
There is an extraordinary sense of presence in all of these recordings , apparently obtained at_least in part by emphasizing the middle and high_frequencies .
(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)
It is extraordinary that a_people as proud and warlike as Southerners should have been as docile as they have .
(William S. Haymond, "Is Distance an Original...)
In_any_event , the extraordinary result of this injury was that he became `` psychically blind '' , while at_the_same_time , apparently , the sense_of_touch remained essentially intact .
(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)
Extraordinary precautions were taken so that no stranger be allowed_in the city and no citizen within the enclosure surrounding the scaffold .Synonyms extraordinary Related Terms ordinary special great fantastic remarkable exceeding frightful wonderworking one bonzer preternatural rare pyrotechnic some fantastic unusual uncommon incomparable ordinariness
2. extraordinary [ a ] far more than usual or expected
Examples: "an extraordinary desire for approval"
3. extraordinary [ a ] far more than usual or expected
Examples: "an extraordinary desire for approval" "it was an over-the-top experience"
4. extraordinary [ a ] (of an official) serving an unusual or special function in addition to those of the regular officials
Examples: "an ambassador extraordinary"
(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
The engagement was_supposed_to be all set for the big theater in McCormick_Place , which Sol_Hurok , ballet booker extraordinary , considers the finest house of its kind in the country - and of_course he does n't weep at the capacity , either .Synonyms extraordinary Related Terms unusual
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