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Definition of the adjective commonplace

What does commonplace mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more commonplace / most commonplace

  1. completely ordinary and unremarkable
    • examples: air travel has now become commonplace | commonplace everyday activities
    • similar: ordinary
  2. not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
  3. repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse

Alternative definition of the adjective commonplace

adjective

  1. ordinary; having no remarkable features

Definition of the noun commonplace

What does commonplace mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: commonplaces

  1. a trite or obvious remark

Alternative definition of the noun commonplace

noun

  1. A platitude or cliché.
  2. Something that is ordinary.

Definition of the verb commonplace

What does commonplace mean as a doing word?

verb

  1. To make a commonplace book.

Music

  1. "Commonplace" is the sixth album of the Japanese band Every Little Thing, released on March 10, 2004 by Avex Trax.
  2. "Commonplace" is a musical album of Vanilla Unity.
    • released on (6 years ago)

Writings

"Commonplace" is a book by Christine Welch.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Commonplace

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Scrapbooking Tools & Techniques (2009)

by Susan Pickering Rothamel

Commonplace Books The earliest known reference to scrapbooking, as we know it today, dates back to 1 598. At that time, it was common for intellectuals, self- improvement seekers, and aspiring authors to gather and paste poems, quotes, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Violence (2004)

Frequent, Commonplace, Unexpected by Margaret DiCanio

Frequent, Commonplace, Unexpected Margaret DiCanio. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF VIOLENCE Frequent; Commonplace; Unexpected Margaret DiCanio, Ph.D. Mystery Writers of America Presents New York Lincoln Shanghai Encyclopedia of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2010)

The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler

commonplace, platitude, triviality , ...

Google previewSimiles Dictionary (2013)

by Elyse Sommer

COMMONPLACE. See Also: FAMILIARITY As corny as Kansas in August...

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Small photo of An Image of CommonplaceSmall photo of Iron Horse Head atop a post in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Selective focus and good detail of this cast iron horse head. These are commonplace and are found on sidewalks near street curbs.Small photo of GUJARAT, INDIA - NOVEMBER 9, 2016: Unidentified group of young people posing for a group portrait, or “selfie”, using a "selfie stick". Taking such photographs has become commonplace around the worldSmall photo of July 9, 2016: A "sadhu" roams the streets of Kasauli, India, asking for alms in the name of the Shani (Saturday) God. Such sights are commonplace all over India, particularly in crowded placesSmall photo of Liphook, UK - 13 May, 2018: Old steam driven fairground attraction at the Hollycombe Steam Fair. One of several restored rides which were commonplace in the early 20th century.Small photo of Liphook, UK - 13 May, 2018: Old steam driven fairground attraction at the Hollycombe Steam Fair. One of several restored rides which were commonplace in the early 20th century.Small photo of Liphook, UK - 13 May, 2018: Old steam driven fairground attraction at the Hollycombe Steam Fair. One of several restored rides which were commonplace in the early 20th century. More...

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As a rule, said Holmes, the more bizarre a thing is the less mysterious it proves to be. It is your commonplace, featureless crimes which are really puzzling, just as a commonplace face is the most difficult to identify. (Arthur Conan Doyle)
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Scrabble value of C3O1M3M3O1N1P3L1A1C3E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 21 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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