Meaning of extraordinary
Pronunciation: (ik-strôr'dn-er"ē, ek"stru-ôr'-), [key]
- beyond what is usual, ordinary, regular, or established: extraordinary costs.
- exceptional in character, amount, extent, degree, etc.; noteworthy; remarkable: extraordinary speed; an extraordinary man.
- (of an official, employee, etc.) outside of or additional to the ordinary staff; having a special, often temporary task or responsibility: minister extraordinary and plenipotentiary.
- extraordinary (Thesaurus)