Definition of superfluous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//suːˈpɜːfluəs//
, BrE//sjuːˈpɜːfluəs//
; NAmE NAmE//suːˈpɜːrfluəs//
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more than you need or want synonym unnecessary She gave him a look that made words superfluous. Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin superfluus, from super- ‘over’ + fluere ‘to flow’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: superfluous