pluperfect


plu·per·fect

adjective \ˌplü-ˈpər-fikt\

Definition of PLUPERFECT

2
:  utterly perfect or complete
pluperfect noun

Origin of PLUPERFECT

Middle English pluperfyth, modification of Late Latin plusquamperfectus, literally, more than perfect
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Grammar and Linguistics Terms

ablaut, allusion, anacoluthon, diacritic, gerund, idiom, infinitive, metaphor, semiotics, simile

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