run-of-the-mine

[ ruhn-uh v-thuh-mahyn ]
/ ˈrʌn əv ðəˈmaɪn /

adjective

of or relating to ore or coal that is crude, ungraded, etc.
common or ordinary; run-of-the-mill: a boring, run-of-the-mine performance.

Nearby words

  1. run-down,
  2. run-flat,
  3. run-in,
  4. run-of-paper,
  5. run-of-the-mill,
  6. run-on,
  7. run-on sentence,
  8. run-out,
  9. run-through,
  10. run-up

Also run-of-mine [ruhn-uh v-mahyn] /ˈrʌn əvˈmaɪn/.

Origin of run-of-the-mine

First recorded in 1905–10

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