Meaning of pluperfect
Pronunciation: (pl-pûr'fikt), [key]
- perfect with respect to a point of reference in past time, as had done in He had done it when I came.
- designating a tense or other verb formation or construction with such meaning, as Latin portāveram “I had carried.”
- more than perfect: He spoke the language with pluperfect precision.
- pluperfect (Thesaurus)