out of the ordinary

unusual or exceptional, especially for the better (often used in the negative)

The food was expensive, and nothing out of the ordinary.


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  • out-of-the-ordinary — adj. unusual or striking. Syn: remarkable, singular, some. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out of the ordinary — ► out of the ordinary unusual. Main Entry: ↑ordinary …   English terms dictionary

  • out of the ordinary — index anomalous, different, distinct (distinguished from others), eccentric, extraordinary, irregular (not usual), noteworthy, origi …   Law dictionary

  • out of the ordinary — UNUSUAL, exceptional, remarkable, extraordinary, unexpected, surprising, unaccustomed, unfamiliar, abnormal, atypical, different, special, exciting, memorable, noteworthy, unique, singular, outstanding; unconventional, unorthodox, strange,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • out of the ordinary — {adj. phr.} Outside or beyond common experience; unusual; wonderful; extraordinary. * /The parade will be something out of the ordinary because a real king will be there./ * /This juggler was out of the ordinary because he could juggle with his… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of the ordinary — {adj. phr.} Outside or beyond common experience; unusual; wonderful; extraordinary. * /The parade will be something out of the ordinary because a real king will be there./ * /This juggler was out of the ordinary because he could juggle with his… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out\ of\ the\ ordinary — adj. phr. Outside or beyond common experience; unusual; wonderful; extraordinary. The parade will be something out of the ordinary because a real king will be there. This juggler was out of the ordinary because he could juggle with his feet as… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • out of the ordinary — nothing out of the ordinary happened Syn: unusual, exceptional, remarkable, extraordinary, unexpected, surprising, unaccustomed, unfamiliar, abnormal, atypical, different, special, exciting, memorable, noteworthy, unique, singular, outstanding; …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • out of the ordinary — unusual, or different I didn t notice anything out of the ordinary …   English dictionary

  • out of the ordinary — unusual. → ordinary …   English new terms dictionary

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