Occurring, found, or done often; prevalent. Showing a lack of taste and refinement; vulgar. Shared by, coming from, or done by more than one. (in Latin and certain other languages) of or denoting a gender of nouns that are conventionally regarded as masculine or feminine, contrasting with neuter. (of a syllable) able to be either short or long. (of a crime) of relatively minor importance. A piece of open land for public use, especially in a village or town. (in the Christian Church) a form of service used for each of a group of occasions.