Ultra vs Meta - What's the difference?

ultra | meta |


As adjectives the difference between ultra and meta

is that ultra is ultra, extremist while meta is meta.

As a noun ultra

is ultra, extremist.

ultra

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Extreme; far beyond the norm; fanatical; uncompromising.
  • an ultra''' reformer; '''ultra measures

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An ultraroyalist in France.
  • * 1974 , (Lawrence Durrell), Monsieur , Faber & Faber 1992, p. 37:
  • *:"At any rate that is what he explained to me," I said hastily while the lawyer rubbed his long ultra' s nose and sighed.
  • An extremist.
  • * 2005', " Foreign '''ultra killed, three injured in J&K," ''The Times of India , 29 Dec. (retrieved 21 Apr. 2009):
  • Five militants were nabbed while four ultras of Harkat-ul-Jehad-e-Islami (HuJI) gave themselves up.
  • (usually, capitalised) Code name used by British codebreakers during World War 2 for decrypted information gained from the enemy.
  • meta

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (informal) Self-referential; at a higher level
  • * {{quote-book, 2002, Robert C. Neville, Religion in Late Modernity citation
  • , passage=
  • * {{quote-book, 2006, Brendan Vaughan, What Would MacGyver Do? citation
  • , passage=Besides, I can just hear Vaughan: "Very funny, Stacey, very Charlie Kaufman-esque, very meta , very '97. I can't use it." }}

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • boundary marker
  • Either of the conical columns at each end of a Roman circus
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