the usual

Definition of the usual


  1. 1 :  what happens or is done most of the time “What have you been doing lately?” “Oh, you know. The usual.”

  2. 2 :  what someone chooses to eat or drink most of the time —used especially in restaurants, bars, etc. “What'll it be, Joe?” “I'll have the usual, please.”

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  accordant with usage, custom, or habit :  normal

    :  commonly or ordinarily used

    :  found in ordinary practice or in the ordinary course of events :  ordinary

  1. :  something usual

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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