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Definition of Commonplace


  1. Common; ordinary; trite; as, a commonplace person, or observation.
  2. An idea or expression wanting originality or interest; a trite or customary remark; a platitude.
  3. A memorandum; something to be frequently consulted or referred to.
  4. To enter in a commonplace book, or to reduce to general heads.
  5. To utter commonplaces; to indulge in platitudes.
More "Commonplace" Quotations

Commonplace Translations

commonplace in Afrikaans is alledaags
commonplace in Dutch is banaal, alledaags, afgezaagd
commonplace in German is Gemeinplatz
commonplace in Italian is luogo comune
commonplace in Spanish is trivialidad
commonplace in Swedish is vardaglig, trivial, alldaglig