Not distinguished or exceptional; inconspicuous; ordinary; plebeian; -- often in a depreciatory sense.
an adjective used to describe units, instruments, measures, date formats, etc. that are widely used in everyday life in non-specialist contexts.
of no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual; "the common man"; "a common sailor"; "the common cold"; "a common nuisance"; "followed common procedure"; "it is common knowledge that she lives alone"; "the common housefly"; "a common brand of soap"
being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language; "common parlance"; "a vernacular term"; "vernacular speakers"; "the vulgar tongue of the masses"; "the technical and vulgar names for an animal species"
of or associated with the great masses of people; "the common people in those days suffered greatly"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "his square plebeian nose"; "a vulgar and objectionable person"; "the unwashed masses"
lacking refinement or cultivation or taste; "he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "an untutored and uncouth human being"; "an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy"; "appealing to the vulgar taste for violence"; "the vulgar display of the newly rich"
ordinary or average The cardinal and blue jay are birds common to both the city and country.
vulgar, of low social status. NB: you can be rich and still common.
Name â€“ An everyday" name given to a plant. Examples include Bay, Chamomile, and Tea Tree.
Coffee of ordinary and average quality.
Adequate but quite ordinary.
used to describe: words, signs and symbols, patterns of spelling and grammatical constructions that occur frequently in the learner's everyday experiences; units, measures, instruments, tools, etc. that are widely used in everyday life in non-specialist contexts.