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Typical, traditional and usual - thesaurus

Synonyms

defining

adjective

a defining feature or characteristic is one that is completely typical of something and allows it to be identified

(just) another day at the office

used for saying that something someone does as part of their job is routine, especially something difficult, dangerous or unusual

typical

adjective

like most people or things of the same type

traditional

adjective

typical of the things that people have usually done

usual

adjective

normal, or typical of what happens or of what people do in most situations

classic

adjective

completely typical

characteristic

adjective

typical of someone or something

archetypal

adjective

very typical of a particular type of person or thing

prototypical

adjective

very typical as an example of a particular thing

customary

adjective

usual in a particular society or situation

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accustomed

adjective

formal usual

after the fashion of

in a style that is typical of a particular person or group

all part of the game

a normal part of a particular activity

as ever

used for saying that someone’s behaviour or a situation is the same as usual, or the same as it has always been

as per usual

used for describing something annoying that often happens

as usual

used for saying what usually happens

conventional

adjective

someone who is conventional follows the usual and accepted opinions and ways of behaving, especially without questioning them

customary

adjective

usual for a particular person

dinky-di

adjective

Australianinformalshowing approval real or typical

due

adjective

according to the usual standards or rules

essential

adjective

the essential features of something are its most basic and typical features

hardy perennial

noun

British an idea, question, or situation that is repeated over several years

historically

adverb

used for saying that something has existed or happened for a long time

institutionalized

adjective

happening often or considered normal within an organization or within society. This word describes things that are bad or harmful

in the nature of things

in the way that things usually happen

like

adjective

used for saying that a type of behaviour is typical of a particular person

mainline

adjective

mainly American relating to the most common way of doing things or thinking about things

naturally

adverb

in a normal or typical manner

normally

adverb

in the usual way

obligatory

adjective

often humorous used for describing something that happens or is done so often that people expect it

of the moment

most typical or most popular at a particular time

the order of the day

something that is usual or expected

paradigmatic

adjective

formal providing a typical example or model of something

par for the course

usual or expected in a particular situation

par for the course

used for showing that, although something is usual or expected, you do not like it or approve of it

peculiar

adjective

especially true or typical of a particular person, thing, or situation

peculiarly

adverb

in a way that is true or typical of a particular person, thing, or situation

representative

adjective

typical of people or things in a particular group

routine

adjective

usual and not done for any special reason

something is here to stay

used for saying that something is now generally accepted and is part of all our lives

standard

adjective

a standard book or work is one that most people use because it is the most respected in a particular subject

stereotypical

adjective

exactly like the stereotype of a particular person or thing

textbook

adjective

providing a good example of how something should be done

that’s/it’s always the way

used for saying that something always happens in a way that is annoying

that’s someone all over

used for saying that a type of behaviour is typical of someone

traditional

adjective

a traditional activity is one that people often do

typical

adjective

used about people or things that are exactly like what most people imagine they are like

typical

adjective

used for saying that someone is behaving in the way that they usually behave

typically

adverb

with the typical qualities or features of a particular group of people

typically

adverb

as you might expect from a particular person

the usual/general/normal run of something

the usual type of person or thing, or the way that things usually happen

vintage

adjective

showing the best or most typical qualities of someone

wonted

adjective

literary usual, or normal

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