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Syllabification: ul·tra
Pronunciation: /ˈəltrə

Definition of ultra in English:


An extremist.
Example sentences
  • Maybe there will be some attempted ideological putsch of Blairite ultras to come.
  • Today, Eureka has been taken over as much by those wishing Australia to declare itself a republic as by hard core left-wing unions and right-wing Nationalist ultras.
  • Bush advisers are quick to point out that the President is focusing on far more than GOP ultras.


[as submodifier] Back to top  
Very; extremely: the play was not just boring, it was ultra boring


early 19th century: an independent usage of ultra-, originally as an abbreviation of French ultra-royaliste.

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