Definition of run-of-the-mill in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈˌrən ə(v) T͟Hə ˈmil/


Lacking unusual or special aspects; ordinary: a run-of-the-mill job
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  • 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.
ordinary, average, middle-of-the-road, commonplace, humdrum, mundane, standard, nondescript, characterless, conventional;
unremarkable, unexceptional, uninteresting, dull, boring, routine, bland, lackluster, uninvolving, garden-variety
informal nothing to write home about, nothing special, a dime a dozen

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Syllabification: run-of-the-mill

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