run-of-the-mill

adjective
\ ˌrən-ə(v)-t͟hə-ˈmil How to pronounce run-of-the-mill (audio) \

Definition of run-of-the-mill

: not outstanding in quality or rarity : average, ordinary

First Known Use of run-of-the-mill

1919, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of run-of-the-mill was in 1919

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“Run-of-the-mill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/run-of-the-mill. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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run-of-the-mill

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English Language Learners Definition of run-of-the-mill

often disapproving : average or ordinary

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