- also common, gardenADJ: ADJ nYou can use common-or-garden to describe something you think is ordinary and not special in any way. [mainly BRIT](in AM, use garden-variety)
These crumbs were grated on a common-or-garden cheese grater.
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common-or-garden — common or garˈden adjective Ordinary • • • Main Entry: ↑common * * * common or garden UK US adjective british informal very ordinary A good chef can turn common or garden foods into something special. Thesaurus: ordinary and normal … Useful english dictionary
common or garden — ► common or garden Brit. informal of the usual or ordinary type. Main Entry: ↑common … English terms dictionary
common or garden — adjective the usual or familiar type it is a common or garden sparrow • Similar to: ↑familiar • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great … Useful english dictionary
common or garden — adj. (Informal) very ordinary, very common (e.g., All I want is a common or garden dishwasher machine with just the basic functions ) … English contemporary dictionary
common-or-garden — adjective ordinary, standard. Its just a common or garden fridge but it works fine … Wiktionary
common-and-garden — adjective ordinary, standard. This fridge is common and garden but it works fine … Wiktionary
common or garden — adj. Common or garden is used with these nouns: ↑variety … Collocations dictionary
common-or-garden — British very ordinary. I just want a common or garden bike it doesn t have to have special wheels or lots of gears or anything like that. (always before noun) … New idioms dictionary
common-or-garden — UK / US adjective British informal very ordinary A good chef can turn common or garden foods into something special … English dictionary
common or garden — adjective Date: circa 1884 chiefly British ordinary … New Collegiate Dictionary