- 1[usually before noun] not unusual or different in any way an ordinary sort of day in the ordinary course of events ordinary people like you and me This was no ordinary meeting.
- 2(disapproving) having no unusual or interesting features The meal was very ordinary. compare extraordinary Idioms
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unusual or different I'm looking for something a little more out of the ordinary. His behavior was nothing out of the ordinary (= not unusual).
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