Definition of ubiquitous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//juːˈbɪkwɪtəs//
; NAmE NAmE//juːˈbɪkwɪtəs//
[usually before noun] (formal or humorous)
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seeming to be everywhere or in several places at the same time; very common the ubiquitous bicycles of university towns the ubiquitous movie star, Tom Hanks Word Originmid 19th cent.: from modern Latin ubiquitas (from Latin ubique ‘everywhere’, from ubi ‘where’) + -ous.Extra examples Blue is derived from the ubiquitous indigo plant. He is as recognizable and as ubiquitous as the celebrities he photographs. The actors include George Wendt, Adrian Dunbar and the ubiquitous James Nesbitt. The ubiquitous portraits of the president usually showed him in military uniform.
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