familiar[ fuh-mil-yer ]SEE DEFINITION OF familiar
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FAMILIAR
The tune was familiar to her in happier days, and she listened to it with tears.
His frank, familiar manner made him a favorite on shipboard.
Mr. Gladstone knew what books he had and was familiar with their contents.
"Listen, Dick," said he, using the familiar name for the first time.
His name, once the most familiar, was forgotten in the list of American bards.
Of course you are familiar with the peculiar conformation of Cape Cod.
Dr. Everett, are you familiar with boarding-houses for young men?
Its most significant details were of a sordid kind, familiar to poverty.
I ought to beg her pardon for the familiar name, but I have known her ever since I was a child.
Not in the least like those with whom she had hitherto been most familiar.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FAMILIAR
- according to Hoyle
- by the numbers
- in a rut
- in the groove
- playing it safe
- same old
- standard operating procedure
- big yawn
- ho hum
- usual thing