run-of-the-mine

adjective \ ˌrən-ə(v)-t͟hə-ˈmīn \
variants: or run-of-mine play \ˌrən-əv-ˈmīn\

Definition of run-of-the-mine

1 : not graded
  • run-of-the-mine coal

First Known Use of run-of-the-mine

1903

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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