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synonyms for run of the mill

  • decent
  • dull
  • inferior
  • middling
  • ordinary
  • second-rate
  • so-so
  • undistinguished
  • uninspired
  • characterless
  • colorless
  • common
  • conventional
  • fair
  • fair to middling
  • fairish
  • humdrum
  • indifferent
  • insignificant
  • intermediate
  • mainstream
  • mean
  • medium
  • moderate
  • no great shakes
  • of poor quality
  • passable
  • pedestrian
  • run-of-the-mill
  • standard
  • tolerable
  • unexceptional
  • vanilla
  • intermediate
  • common
  • commonplace
  • fair
  • mean
  • median
  • middle
  • middling
  • moderate
  • neutral
  • normal
  • ordinary
  • par
  • standard
  • fairish
  • medial
  • mediocre
  • passable
  • popular
  • run-of-the-mill
  • so-so
  • tolerable

antonyms for run of the mill

MOST RELEVANT
  • different
  • excellent
  • exceptional
  • extraordinary
  • first-rate
  • superior
  • unusual
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                How to use run of the mill in a sentence

                Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
                THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
                Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
                THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
                But men we had known and trails we had followed furnished us plenty of grist for the conversational mill.
                RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
                A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.
                GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
                But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.
                GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
                The controlling leaders being out of gear the machine did not run smoothly: there was nothing but friction and tension.
                NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
                When these last words of his were interpreted to her, she started, made as if she would run after him, but checked herself.
                RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
                She would let him run about for a few moments and then she would leap upon him as if she had nearly lost him.
                THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
                At that Farmer Green's cat began to run up and down between the rows of vegetables.
                THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
                Their gunnery won't run to it—was never meant to run to it—and with five going aeroplanes we can't do the spotting.
                GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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