- Lacking unusual or special aspects; ordinary: a run-of-the-mill jobMore example sentences
ordinary, average, standard, middle-of-the-road, unremarkable, unexceptional, undistinguished, unmemorable, forgettable, commonplace, humdrum, mundane, nondescript, characterless, colourless, conventional, normal, pedestrian, prosaic, uninspired, uninspiring, quotidian, uninteresting, uneventful, dull, boring, routine, bland, lacklustre, tame, mediocre, middling, indifferent, unimpressive; North American garden-variety• informal OK, so-so, bog-standard, vanilla, plain vanilla, nothing to write home about, nothing to get excited about, nothing special, a dime a dozen, no great shakes, not up to muchBritish • informal common or gardenNorth American • informal orneryNew Zealand • informal half-pie
- His best performance before winning the Open was finishing sixth in an ordinary run-of-the-mill tournament.
- It is something a little bit unusual, you know, not their normal run-of-the-mill investigation, I would have thought.
- She later considered getting a run-of-the-mill job working for a male boss in a big company.