- n a perfective tense used to express action completed in the past
- s more than perfect
he spoke with pluperfect precision
- After you'd spent hours wading through conjugations and declensions and ablative absolutes and gerunds and pasts perfect, imperfect and pluperfect, there was the pointless torture .
- The players are perfect, and Dustin Hoffman is pluperfect.
- He was one of only four Japanese peers created by the present Emperor as part of his coronation ceremonies, a pluperfect honor.