common or garden
adjective Date: circa 1884 chiefly British ordinary

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • common-or-garden — common or garˈden adjective Ordinary • • • Main Entry: ↑common * * * common or garden UK US adjective british informal very ordinary A good chef can turn common or garden foods into something special. Thesaurus: ordinary and normal …   Useful english dictionary

  • common or garden — ► common or garden Brit. informal of the usual or ordinary type. Main Entry: ↑common …   English terms dictionary

  • common or garden — adjective the usual or familiar type it is a common or garden sparrow • Similar to: ↑familiar • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great …   Useful english dictionary

  • common-or-garden — also common, garden ADJ: ADJ n You can use common or garden to describe something you think is ordinary and not special in any way. [mainly BRIT] These crumbs were grated on a common or garden cheese grater. (in AM, use garden variety) …   English dictionary

  • common or garden — adj. (Informal) very ordinary, very common (e.g., All I want is a common or garden dishwasher machine with just the basic functions ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • common-or-garden — British very ordinary. I just want a common or garden bike it doesn t have to have special wheels or lots of gears or anything like that. (always before noun) …   New idioms dictionary

  • common-or-garden — adjective ordinary, standard. Its just a common or garden fridge but it works fine …   Wiktionary

  • common or garden — adj. Common or garden is used with these nouns: ↑variety …   Collocations dictionary

  • common-or-garden — UK / US adjective British informal very ordinary A good chef can turn common or garden foods into something special …   English dictionary

  • common or garden — Phrs. Ordinary, plain. Informal …   English slang and colloquialisms

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