Origin of usual
British Dictionary definitions for as usual
Word Origin for usual
Word Origin and History for as usual
late 14c., from Old French usuel (late 13c.), from Late Latin usualis "ordinary," from Latin usus "custom" (see use). The usual suspects is from a line delivered by Claude Rains (as a French police inspector) in "Casablanca" (1942).
Idioms and Phrases with as usual (1 of 2)
In the normal, habitual, or accustomed way, as in As usual, he forgot to put away the milk. This idiom was first recorded in 1716. Also see business as usual.
Idioms and Phrases with as usual (2 of 2)
see as usual; business as usual.