bog-standard

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bog-standard

  1. (UK, somewhat derogatory) ordinary, basic
    • 1969, (unknown), New Society, Volume 14:
      It has become the custom of the industry to quote a basic selling price that applies only to a car so bog-standard that no one would normally want to buy it.
    • 2002, Laura Harper, Tony Mudd, Paul Whitfield, Rough guide to New Zealand:
      The Ranch Milford Rd. Rumbustious locals haunt with bog-standard, but plentiful and cheap, Kiwi grub and drinks deals
    • 2008, Andrew Eames, Something for the Weekend:
      Llanwrtyd Wells isn't particularly old, nor is it architecturally much more than bog-standard. However it sits in beguiling countryside []

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