noun, plural su·per·nu·mer·ar·ies.
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I blame the fact that she is a longtime member of an organization within her Christian church, a significant financial contributor, and a supernumerary.Ask Amy: Friend favors exclusive group over friendships|Amy Dickinson|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
Repeat the name twice very distinctly to him, and see there is no mistake about third or supernumerary or private.The False Chevalier|William Douw Lighthall
The exempts to be supernumerary, having a small allowance, and maintained in the college till preferment offer.An Essay upon Projects|Daniel Defoe
Au reste, I am careful for nothing; I am a sort of supernumerary spoon, and there will be no damage to the set if I am lost.George Eliot's Life, Vol. I (of 3)|George Eliot