run–of–the–mill

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adjective \ˌrən-ə(v)-thə-ˈmil\

Definition of run–of–the–mill

  1. :  not outstanding in quality or rarity :  average, ordinary

First Known Use of run–of–the–mill

1919


RUN–OF–THE–MILL Defined for English Language Learners

run-of-the-mill

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adjective

Definition of run–of–the–mill for English Language Learners

  • : average or ordinary

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