common year


an ordinary year of 365 days; a year having no intercalary period.

Nearby words

  1. common time,
  2. common topaz,
  3. common touch,
  4. common touch, the,
  5. common variable immunodeficiency,
  6. common yellow throat,
  7. common-cold virus,
  8. common-law,
  9. common-law marriage,
  10. common-sense realism

Compare leap year.

Origin of common year

First recorded in 1905–10 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019