Supernumerary



[soo-per-noo-muh-rer-ee, -nyoo-] /ˌsu pərˈnu məˌrɛr i, -ˈnyu-/
adjective
1.
being in excess of the usual, proper, or prescribed number; additional; extra.
2.
associated with a regular body or staff as an assistant or substitute in case of necessity.
noun, plural supernumeraries.
3.
a supernumerary or extra person or thing.
4.
a supernumerary official or employee.
5.
a person who appears in a play or film without speaking lines or as part of a crowd; walk-on; extra.
supernumerary
/ˌsuːpəˈnjuːmərərɪ; -ˈnjuːmrərɪ/
adjective
1.
exceeding a regular or proper number; extra
2.
functioning as a substitute or assistant with regard to a regular body or staff
noun (pl) -aries
3.
a person or thing that exceeds the normal, required, or regular number
4.
a person who functions as a substitute or assistant
5.
an actor who has no lines, esp a nonprofessional one

supernumerary su·per·nu·mer·ar·y (sōō’pər-nōō’mə-rěr’ē, -nyōō’-)
adj.
Exceeding the normal or usual number; extra.

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