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[ploo-pur-fikt] /pluˈpɜr fɪkt/


more than perfect:
He spoke the language with pluperfect precision.
noun, Grammar.

adjective, noun
(grammar) another term for past perfect

1520s, shortened from Latin (tempus praeteritum) plus (quam) perfectum “(past tense) more (than) perfect.” Translates Greek khronos hypersyntelikos. See plus and perfect.


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