noun, plural cus·tom·ar·ies.
Origin of customary
Synonyms for customary
Antonyms for customary
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Related Words for uncustomarilyspecially, exclusively, notably, specifically, principally, chiefly, peculiarly, eminently, expressly, extraordinarily, mainly, markedly, oddly, preeminently, primarily, singularly, strangely, uncommonly, unusually, wonderfully
in accordance with custom or habitual practice; usual; habitual
- founded upon long continued practices and usage rather than law
- (of land, esp a feudal estate) held by custom
noun plural -aries
- a statement in writing of customary laws and practices
- a body of such laws and customs
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1520s, from Medieval Latin custumarius, from Latin consuetudinarius, from consuetitudinem (see custom (n.)). Related: Customarily.
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