Usual meaning

yo͝ozho͝o-əl
In conformity with regular practice or procedure.

Come at the usual time.

adjective
3
0
Such as is in common or ordinary use; such as is most often seen, heard, used, etc.; common; ordinary; customary.
adjective
3
2
Commonly encountered, experienced, or observed.

The usual summer heat.

adjective
3
3
Regularly or customarily used.

Ended the speech with the usual expressions of thanks.

adjective
3
3
Most commonly occurring.

The preference of a boy to a girl is a usual occurrence in some parts of China.

It is becoming more usual these days to rear children as bilingual.

adjective
0
0
Advertisement
The definition of usual is something common or regularly used.

An example of usual is to brush your teeth the same way you do every day.

adjective
0
1
as usual
  • As commonly or habitually happens:
    As usual, I slept late that Saturday morning.
idiom
1
0
as usual
  • in the usual way
idiom
1
0

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of usual

  • Middle English from Old French usuel from Late Latin ūsuālis from Latin ūsus use from past participle of ūtī to use

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French usuel, from Latin usualis (“for use, fit for use, also of common use, customary, common, ordinary, usual"), from usus (“use, habit, custom"), from past participle stem of uti (“to use").

    From Wiktionary