- with no special or distinctive features; normal；uninteresting; commonplace
- what is commonplace or standard；a person, especially a judge, exercising authority by virtue of office and not by delegation.
noun: the ordinary, plural noun: ordinaries
- 1. with no special or distinctive features; normal he sets out to depict ordinary people it was just an ordinary evening 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ uninteresting; commonplace ordinary items of everyday wear 同義詞 反義詞
- 2. (especially of a judge or bishop) exercising authority by virtue of office and not by delegation.
- 1. what is commonplace or standard their clichés were vested with enough emotion to elevate them above the ordinary
- 2. British a person, especially a judge, exercising authority by virtue of office and not by delegation.
- ▪ US (in some US states) a judge of probate.
- 3. those parts of a Roman Catholic service, especially the Mass, which do not vary from day to day.
- ▪ a rule or book giving the order for saying the Mass.
- 4. any of the simplest principal charges used in coats of arms (especially chief, pale, bend, fess, bar, chevron, and saltire).
- 5. archaic a meal provided at a fixed time and price at an inn.
- ▪ an inn providing a meal at a fixed time and price.
- 6. North American historical another term for penny-farthing