Definitions For Ordinary


  • (heraldry) any of several conventional figures used on shields
  • An early bicycle with a very large front wheel and small back wheel
  • A judge of a probate court
  • A clergyman appointed to prepare condemned prisoners for death
  • The expected or commonplace condition or situation
  • Normal or usual : not unusual, different, or special
  • Neither very good nor very bad : not very impressive


  • Lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered


  • Not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree

Is Ordinary a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Ordinary is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Ordinary in a Sentence

  • They've had the ordinary problems associated with starting a new business.
  • My wife thought our guide was strange, but he seemed perfectly ordinary to me.
  • The meal was ordinary and uninspired.

Synonyms for Ordinary

Antonyms for Ordinary

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