Definition of out of the ordinary
- What happened is nothing out of the ordinary.
- Her taste is a bit out of the ordinary.
: in a direction away from the inside or center
: from among others
: eject, oust
: to identify publicly as being such secretly
: to become publicly known
used as a function word to indicate an outward movement
: situated outside : external
: situated at a distance : outlying
: one who is out of office or power or on the outside
: an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball
: in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats
: a prelate exercising original jurisdiction over a specified territory or group
: a clergyman appointed formerly in England to attend condemned criminals
: a judge of probate in some states of the U.S.
: of a kind to be expected in the normal order of events : routine, usual
: having or constituting immediate or original jurisdiction
: of common quality, rank, or ability
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