Simple Definition of usual
: done, found, or used most of the time or in most cases : normal or regular
Full Definition of usual
: in the accustomed or habitual way <as usual they were late>
Examples of usual
She charges less than the usual fee.
He took his usual route to work.
the usual method for preparing chili
She is not my usual doctor.
It's usual to charge a fee for delivery.
It's not usual for him to get home so late.
Origin of usual
Middle English, from Anglo-French usuel, from Late Latin usualis, from Latin usus use
First Known Use: 14th century
Synonym Discussion of usual
Definition of usual
: something usual
First Known Use of usual
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