Meaning of ORDINARY in English


[adjective] - not different, special or unexpected in any way; usualThey live in a perfectly ordinary, undistinguished neighbourhood.Readers of the magazine said they wanted more stories about ordinary people and less stories about the rich and famous.We're very ordinary people really - there's nothing special about us.Her last concert appearance in Britain was no ordinary (= a very special) performance.For the police, the incident seemed nothing out of the ordinary/did not seem out of the ordinary (= it was not unusual).(UK) If we hadn't seen the TV programme, we would have carried on giving money to the charity in the ordinary way (= as we usually did).(UK) Ordinary level is formal for O level (= a British school examination).

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.