Translation of "ordinary" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈɔː·dəər·i/ us /ˈɔr·dənˌer·i/

B1 not special or different in any way

corriente, común
an ordinary life
ordinary people
I had a very ordinary childhood.
out of the ordinary

different from usual

fuera de lo común
Their relationship was a little out of the ordinary.

(Translation of “ordinary” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈoːdənəri/

usual; normal

ordinario, común, normal
She was behaving in a perfectly ordinary manner.

not unusually good etc

ordinario, mediocre, vulgar
Some people like his poetry, but I think it’s rather ordinary.
ordinarily adverb


Ordinarily we have a staff meeting on Wednesday afternoon.
out of the ordinary adjective


fuera de lo normal
I don’t consider her behaviour at all out of the ordinary.

(Translation of “ordinary” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)