out of the ordinary

Definition of out of the ordinary

  1. :  unusual, different, or strange :  not what is considered to be normal What happened is nothing out of the ordinary. Her taste is a bit out of the ordinary.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  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

  1. :  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.

  1. :  of a kind to be expected in the normal order of events :  routine, usual

    :  having or constituting immediate or original jurisdiction

    :  belonging to such jurisdiction

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