mundane
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /mʌnˈdeɪn/
Adjective

mundane (comparative mundaner, superlative mundanest)

  1. Worldly, earthly, profane, vulgar as opposed to heavenly.
    Synonyms: worldly
    Antonyms: heavenly, arcane
  2. Pertaining to the Universe, cosmos or physical reality, as opposed to the spiritual world.
    • 1662 Thomas Salusbury, Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (Dialogue 2):
      Amongst mundane bodies, six there are that do perpetually move, and they are the six Planets; of the rest, that is, of the Earth, Sun, and fixed Stars, it is disputable which of them moveth, and which stands still.
  3. Ordinary; not new.
    Synonyms: banal, boring, commonplace, everyday, routine, workaday, jejune, pedestrian, Thesaurus:boring, Thesaurus:common
  4. Tedious; repetitive and boring.
    Synonyms: Thesaurus:boring
Translations Translations Translations Noun

mundane (plural mundanes)

  1. An unremarkable, ordinary human being.
  2. (slang, derogatory, in various subcultures) A person considered to be "normal", part of the mainstream culture, outside the subculture, not part of the elite group.
    • 1996, "Angel of Death", furries vs. mundanes (discussion on Internet newsgroup alt.fan.furry)
      Some people just think your [sic] a sicko or something for enjoying the art. I know that alot [sic] of the time, I would rather see some nice nude furrygirls instead of pictures of nude mundanes.
  3. (fandom slang) The world outside fandom; the normal, mainstream world.
  4. (derogatory, satanism) A person not a Satanist.
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