June 25, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
extinct /ɪkˈstɪŋkt/ adjective
extinct
/ɪkˈstɪŋkt/
adjective
The woolly mammoth has been extinct for thousands of years.
The woolly mammoth has been extinct for thousands of years.
Learner's definition of EXTINCT

1 : no longer existing

  • an extinct (species of) animal

  • Many of these old traditions have since become extinct.

2 : no longer active

  • an extinct volcano

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