common as muck

common as muck
Adj. Very common, usually applied to an unsophisticated and uncultured person. Derog. Informal

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Common As Muck — Series One title caption featuring Bernard, played by Richard Ridings Format Live action / Drama / Comedy …   Wikipedia

  • as common as muck — British & Australian, informal an impolite way of describing someone who is from a low social class. You can tell from the way she talks she s as common as muck …   New idioms dictionary

  • Common People (song) — Common People Single by Pulp from the album Different Class B side …   Wikipedia

  • muck — muck1 [mʌk] n [U] informal [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: Probably from a Scandinavian language] 1.) dirt, mud, or another sticky substance that makes something dirty ▪ Come on, let s wipe that muck off your face. 2.) BrE waste matter from animals,… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • muck —  1. See Lord Muck.  2. as muck Extremely.    ♣ Common as muck. Very common.  3. muck about Inconvenience. Waste time. Behave ineffectually.  4. muck in Work.  5. muck in with Share living quarters and/or duties with.  6. muck up Spoil. Make… …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • muck — 1 noun (U) informal 1 especially BrE something such as dirt, mud, or another sticky substance that makes something dirty: Come on, let s wipe that muck off your face. 2 BrE waste matter from animals, especially waste matter that is put on land to …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Muck, Lady —    This mock name is used to someone who, in the speaker’s opinion, is trying to act like a lady pretend that she is refined and cultivated, though she is in reality ‘as common as muck’. An example of its use occurs in The Amberstone Exit, by… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • common — 1 adjective 1 A LOT/LARGE AMOUNT existing in large numbers or happening often and in many places: Heart disease is one of the commonest causes of death. (+ among): Bad dreams are fairly common among children. | it is common for sth to happen: It… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • common — /ˈkɒmən / (say komuhn) adjective 1. belonging equally to, or shared alike by, two or more or all in question: common property. 2. joint; united: to make common cause against the enemy. 3. relating or belonging to the whole community; public:… …  

  • Muck-up day — is the name given to an unofficial tradition within secondary schools where graduating final year students are involved with pranks and other activities on their last official day of school. These pranks are known in the United States and some… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”