Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Thursday January 3, 2013
vulgar, common; rude, bad-mannered
When applied to people and their behavior, ordinario is rather negative.
Para los árbitros del gusto literario era un poco ordinario.
He was a little bit common for the arbiters of literary taste.
A la señora Linero le pareció un hombre ordinario.
Senora Linero thought he was a rather common man.
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