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cut-and-dried(kŭt′n-drīd′) also cut-and-dry (-drī′)
1. Prepared and arranged in advance; settled.
2. Ordinary; routine: cut-and-dried dialogue.
1. prepared or settled in advance; not needing much thought or discussion.
2. lacking in originality or spontaneity; routine.
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|Adj.||1.||cut-and-dried - according to ordinary expectations|
ordinary - not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine"