the usual suspects Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “the usual suspects” in the English Dictionary

"the usual suspects" in British English

See all translations

the usual suspects

the ​people or things you would ​expect to be ​presentsomewhere or doing a ​particular thing: His ​heartattack was ​caused by the ​usualsuspects: ​poordiet, ​stress, and ​smoking.
(Definition of the usual suspects from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the usual suspects”
in Chinese (Simplified) 意料中会出现的人, 经常做某事的人…
in Turkish her zamanki kişiler, bilinen kimseler…
in Russian завсегдатаи…
in Chinese (Traditional) 意料中會出現的人, 經常做某事的人…
in Polish stałetowarzystwo…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

autumnal

typical of autumn

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More