3. a supernumerary or extra person or thing.
4. a supernumerary official or employee.
n. pl. su.per.nu.mer.ar.ies
1. One that is in excess of the regular, necessary , or usual number
2. An actor without part, as one who appears in a crowd
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being;
« there was too much for one person to do »