Pronunciation: (yOO'zhOO-ul, yOOzh'wul), [key]
1. habitual or customary: her usual skill.
2. commonly met with or observed in experience; ordinary: the usual January weather.
3. commonplace; everyday: He says the usual things.
4. as usual, in the customary or usual manner: As usual, he forgot my birthday.
something that is usual: He could expect only the usual.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.