[et-set-er-uh, ‐se-truh]

noun, plural et·cet·er·as.

a number of other things or persons unspecified.
etceteras, extras or sundries.

Origin of etcetera

First recorded in 1375–1425; noun use of et cetera Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for etcetera

sundries, stuff

Examples from the Web for etcetera

Historical Examples of etcetera

  • His home most likely was not what she had been used to but, etcetera, etcetera.


    Joseph Conrad

  • We are in want of water, and anything in the way of vegetables, etcetera, that we can get.

  • “Why, he had a red coat and white belt,” etcetera, etcetera.

    The Three Midshipmen

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • He wanted to hear a French sermon; he wanted to be quiet, away from the world, etcetera.

    The Silver Lining

    John Roussel

  • “Godfrey Ablewhite, sometime vicar of this parish,” etcetera.

    The Hawthorns

    Amy Walton