ordinario
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (normal)
a. ordinary
Si no eres familia numerosa tienes que pagar la tarifa ordinaria.If you are not a member of a large family you have to pay the ordinary fee.
b. usual
El precio ordinario de este artículo son 40 euros, pero te puedo hacer una rebaja.The usual price of this product is 40 euros, but I can make a discount for you.
2. (vulgar)
a. rude
Ramón es un hombre ordinario y no me gustaría presentárselo a mis padres.Ramon is a rude man and I wouldn't like to introduce him to my parents.
b. coarse
Tu forma de hablar es muy ordinaria y da una mala imagen de ti.Your language is very coarse and makes you give a poor impression.
c. uncouth
La maestra llamó a la mamá de su alumno para hablarle del comportamiento ordinario de su hijo.The teacher called the mother of her student to talk to her about the uncouth behavior of her son.
d. common
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
Raquel es una chica ordinaria. No debes de salir con una chica así.Raquel is a common girl; you must not go out with a girl like that.
3. (low quality)
a. bad quality
El tejido con el que se ha hecho este bolso es muy ordinario.The fabric used to make this purse has a very bad quality.
b. cheap
Este collar es de una plata ordinaria que se oxidará antes o después.This necklace is made of a cheap silver which will rust sooner or later.
4. (related to mail)
a. standard
No me corre prisa el paquete, puedes enviarlo por correo ordinario.I don't need to get the package right away; you can send it through standard mail.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
5. (vulgar person)
a. rude person
Esa mujer es una ordinaria sin sentido de la educación.That woman is a rude person with no sense of education.
b. common person
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
Mi vecino es un ordinario que no tiene modales.My neighbor is a common person with poor manners.
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ordinario
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (común)
a. ordinary, usual
de ordinariousually
2. (vulgar)
a. common, coarse
3. (no selecto)
a. unexceptional
4. (correo)
a. ≃ second class
5. (tribunal)
a. of first instance
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
6. (general)
a. common o coarse person
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ordinario
adjective
1 (normal) ordinary
escribió la carta en papel ordinario un congreso ordinario del partido se hizo un chequeo ordinario tuve que realizar el trámite ordinario
de ordinario usually; de ordinario coge el autobús para ir a trabajar he usually takes the bus to work
2 (vulgar) [+persona] common; [+comportamiento, modales] coarse
son gente muy ordinaria they're very common people; solo cuenta chistes ordinarios he only tells crude jokes
1 (Religión) ordinary
ordinario de la misa Ordinary of the mass
2 (gastos) daily household expenses
plural
; (p)
3 (recadero) carrier; delivery man
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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