adjective Also ge·ner·i·cal.
Origin of generic
Synonyms for generic
Related Words for genericuniversal, sweeping, comprehensive, blanket, collective, inclusive, wide, all-encompassing, nonexclusive
Examples from the Web for generic
Contemporary Examples of generic
But here we are at a generic hotel suite in downtown Toronto.Adam Sandler Talks Getting Fired From ‘SNL,’ Bad Reviews, and His Desire to Play a Villain
September 12, 2014
Ketorolac, a generic, is considered a relatively nontoxic drug.How Big Pharma Holds Back in the War on Cancer
April 23, 2014
Onstage, a trio of dancers in elaborate underwear sway lazily to generic synth beats.And The Escort of The Year Is… Backstage at The Sex Oscars
March 24, 2014
Polls at that time found that the public favored Democrats 50% to 42% over Republicans in generic Congressional match ups.6 Reasons This Could Be Obama’s Best Year as President
January 3, 2014
The latest Quinnipiac and Pew polls show Democrats with a 9-point generic edge, twice what it was in late August.Shutdown Aversion: Republicans May Have Just Lost the House
October 7, 2013
Historical Examples of generic
It grows in the form of a spathula, from which it receives its generic name.
Both the generic and specific names refer to its many mouths.
We speak of man in the generic sense, as including women also.Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women
George Sumner Weaver
There has been something both ideal and generic in American life.The Psychology of Nations
Then the generic and specific distinctions were very easy to establish.Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution
Alpheus Spring Packard