The definition of commonplace is ordinary or normal.(adjective)
A regular old piece of furniture bought at a big box store and not antique or one-of-a-kind is an example of something that might be described as commonplace.
See commonplace in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: lit. transl. of L locus communis, Gr koinos topos, general topic
See commonplace in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Translation of Latin locus commūnis, generally applicable literary passage
Origin: , translation of Greek koinos topos.
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