Definition of EXTRANEOUS

Adjective : EXTRANEOUS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

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

  • 3. (

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

  • 4. (

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


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