Definition of common time
: a musical meter marked by four beats per measure with the quarter note receiving a single beat
First Known Use of common time
Rhymes with common time
access time, aftertime, anytime, beforetime, Bettelheim, borrowed time, central time, Christmastime, dinnertime, double prime, double-time, drop a dime, eastern time, elapsed time, Father Time, harvesttime, Hildesheim, in jig time, just-in-time, Kaffir lime, lemon thyme, local time, lysozyme, Mannerheim, maritime, monorhyme, mountain time, nursery rhyme, on a dime, overtime, pantomime, Pappenheim, paradigm, question time, released time, running time, soda lime, standard time, summertime, take one's time, vowel rhyme, wintertime
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