"pluperfect" Definition

  1. a. More than perfect; past perfect; -- said of the tense which denotes that an action or event was completed at or before the time of another past action or event.
  2. n. The pluperfect tense; also, a verb in the pluperfect tense.

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Position in dictionary: 75530 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., n.,
Words that start with "pluperfect": 1
Words that end with "pluperfect": 2
Words that contain "pluperfect": 2
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English Dictionary Definition of pluperfect

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