ordinarily: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ôr"dn-âr'u-lē, ôr'dn-er"u-lē), [key]
  1. most of the time; generally; usually: Ordinarily he wakes at seven.
  2. in an unexceptional manner or fashion; modestly: a wealthy child who was dressed ordinarily.
  3. to the usual extent; reasonably: to expect someone to be ordinarily honest.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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