1. a special edition of a news paper distributed upon the report of something unusual enough to merit it

2. someoene who is in a film as part of a large group/crowd or in the background
My mom once had a chance to be in a film as an extra.
by The Return of Light Joker June 14, 2008
over the top
excessive, dramatic behavior
way too much
Robert's behavior was extra when he refused to accept Anna's apology.
by Anonymous September 09, 2003
adjective/noun: anything excessive, unnecessary, uncalled for, inappropriate, out of place, etc.; basically anything that shouldn't be there or have been said
Person 1: Man, this chick son. I beat that shit up suttin vicious...from the back, missionary, like you know...and her pussy was so...
Person 2: CHILL MY NIG!!! You on some extra shit!
Person 1: But son, it was...
Person 2: NIGGA! That's extra!
by D dot Spitz December 11, 2006
adjective; to behave in a way on occassion or consistantly in a way that is deemed unnecessary or inapropriate.
That girl is extra.
Your being extra.
Thats extra.

by ferizbo October 11, 2006
when someone does something that is just unecessary and OVER THE TOP....like just DONT DO IT!
a man wants to sit down on da bus.... but has to break out da disinfectant nd and all sorts first....EXTRA

""stop bein so extra""
""why you bein extra for?""
""your so extra""
by PattyBoo July 15, 2008
British slang. Similar to inna and eggs-up.

Very curious and annoying person.
The gal's pushy and extra. She wants to know everything about everybody.

There are 12 synonims for "extra" just below.
by indie English June 19, 2011
The greatest show ever on TV. Stars British comedian Ricky Gervais and was written by Gervais and Stephen Merchant. Aired on HBO in the United States. There is no show funnier than Extras.
A recent telephone conversation:

Man 1: Have you ever seen the show Extras?

Man 2: I don't get HBO.

Man 1: ::hangs up::
by ffchop21 April 22, 2010
noun ANYTHING that is UNNECESSARY, uneeded or extraneous. Used in a negative way to describe an exaggeration, amplification, boasting, something that is avoidable, unrequired or useless.
"Dude, you're extras! Sit the fuck down and shut up!"
"Man, that party was extras! It was a cock-fest! Told you we should have gone to the club instead."
"This game is extras! You can't even get past the 1st boss without getting owned."
by fijizzle September 15, 2006

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