extinct

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ɪkˈstɪŋkt/, /ɛkˈstɪŋkt/

Adjective[change]

Positive
extinct

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

Many birds, such as this passenger pigeon, have died out and become extinct.
  1. When all of one kind of animal are dead it is extinct.
    Dinosaurs are extinct. No living dinosaurs can be found on Earth.
  2. No longer active
    This extinct volcano has not erupted for hundreds of years.