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extraneous   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 IkˋstrenIәs 〕


〔 ekˊstreiniәs 〕

Overview of adj extraneous

The adj extraneous has 4 senses

  • extraneous, immaterial, impertinent, orthogonal -- (not pertinent to the matter under consideration; "an issue extraneous to the debate"; "the price was immaterial"; "mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point")

  • extraneous -- (not essential; "the ballet struck me as extraneous and somewhat out of keeping with the rest of the play")

  • extraneous, foreign -- (not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source; "water free of extraneous matter"; "foreign particles in milk")

  • external, extraneous, outside -- (coming from the outside; "extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph"; "relying upon an extraneous income"; "disdaining outside pressure groups")