\kˈɒmənplˌe͡ɪs], \kˈɒmənplˌeɪs], \k_ˈɒ_m_ə_n_p_l_ˌeɪ_s]\
Definitions of COMMONPLACE
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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Common; ordinary; trite; as, a commonplace person, or observation.
An idea or expression wanting originality or interest; a trite or customary remark; a platitude.
A memorandum; something to be frequently consulted or referred to.
To enter in a commonplace book, or to reduce to general heads.
To utter commonplaces; to indulge in platitudes.
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An ordinary topic or remark; anything ordinary.
Uninteresting; common; neither new nor striking; dull.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
A common topic or subject: a memorandum: a note.
COMMONPLACE-BOOK, a note or memorandum book.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
Not remarkable or interesting; ordinary; trite.
A trite remark; familliar truth.
By James Champlin Fernald
Common; ordinary; trite; not new or striking.
An ordinary or common topic; a trite remark; a memorandum; anything ordinary.
To enter in a commonplace-book.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
Ordinary; neither new nor striking; common place-book, a book in which things wished to be remembered are recorded and arranged under general heads for ready reference.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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