Occurring frequently or habitually; usual.
Most widely known; ordinary: the common housefly.
Having no special designation, status, or rank: a common sailor.
Not distinguished by superior or noteworthy characteristics; average: the common spectator.
Of no special quality; standard: common procedure.
Of mediocre or inferior quality; second-rate: common cloth.
Unrefined or coarse in manner; vulgar: behavior that branded him as common.
Grammar Either masculine or feminine in gender.
Grammar Representing one or all of the members of a class; not designating a unique entity.
The common people; commonalty.
The social class composed of commoners.
The parliamentary representatives of this class.
The House of Commons. Often used in the plural.
A tract of land, usually in a centrally located spot, belonging to or used by a community as a whole: a band concert on the village common.
The legal right of a person to use the lands or waters of another, as for fishing.
A building or hall for dining, typically at a university or college.
Ecclesiastical A service used for a particular class of festivals.
in common Equally with or by all.