run-of-the-mill
adjective Date: 1930 not outstanding in quality or rarity ; average, ordinary

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  • run-of-the-mill — or[run of the mine] {adj.} Of a common kind; ordinary; usual. * /Frank is a very good bowler, but Joe is just run of the mill./ * /It was just a run of the mine movie./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run-of-the-mill — or[run of the mine] {adj.} Of a common kind; ordinary; usual. * /Frank is a very good bowler, but Joe is just run of the mill./ * /It was just a run of the mine movie./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run-of-the-mill — /run euhv dheuh mil /, adj. merely average; commonplace; mediocre: just a plain, run of the mill house; a run of the mill performance. [1925 30] Syn. ordinary, routine, everyday. * * * …   Universalium

  • run-of-the-mill — un of the mill, a. Ordinary; common; unexceptional. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • run-of-the-mill — adjective ordinary; not special. This isn’t your run of the mill refrigerator; you’ll find the extra features well worth the price …   Wiktionary

  • The run of the mill — Run Run, n. 1. The act of running; as, a long run; a good run; a quick run; to go on the run. [1913 Webster] 2. A small stream; a brook; a creek. [1913 Webster] 3. That which runs or flows in the course of a certain operation, or during a certain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • run-of-the-mine — /run euhv dheuh muyn /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to ore or coal that is crude, ungraded, etc. 2. common or ordinary; run of the mill: a boring, run of the mine performance. Also, run of mine /run euhv muyn /. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • run-of-the-mine — or run of mine adjective Date: 1903 1. not graded < run of the mine coal > 2. run of the mill …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • The Day of the Triffids — For other uses, see The Day of the Triffids (disambiguation). The Day of the Triffids   …   Wikipedia

  • The War of the Worlds (radio) — The War of the Worlds was an episode of the American radio drama anthology series Mercury Theatre on the Air . It was performed as a Halloween episode of the series on October 30, 1938 and aired over the WABC Radio network. Directed and narrated… …   Wikipedia

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