generically generically  /dʒə ˈnɛ rɪk li/


  1. (adv) without a trademark or brand name
  2. (adv) as sharing a common genus


  1. That staging of his 1968 movie was full-throttle farce with generically catchy songs, and it presaged the next generation of smart-silly musical comedies.
  2. Running or stumbling a full two hours, this is a medium-IQ sample of spy dystopia dour, sit-throughable and generically entertaining.
  3. I have been taking Requip, generically ropinirole, for restlesss leg.


  1. Francisco Rodriguez: Remains Closer for Now

    Update: Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said Sunday that Rodriguez will be the team's closer, for now, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. "It changes with matchups, but generically, as of now, [Rodriguez] is closing," Roenicke said.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: via Yahoo! Sports

  2. See the cover of ‘Grasshopper Jungle’ by Andrew Smith — EXCLUSIVE

    In a young-adult literature landscape that can sometimes feel generically dystopian, author Andrew Smith has always delivered something wildly different.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Entertainment Weekly


  1. "Generically, it is a healthy sign when the charging authority does not rush to judgment," Stimson said.
    on Oct 21, 2008 By: Henry Stimson Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I'm not affirming that those are on the list, but generically those are the kinds of things one might think about," Hadley said as envoys wrestled with setting a date to resume the six-party talks.
    on Nov 19, 2006 By: Stephen Hadley Source: Gulf Times

  3. "It's perplexing because Canadians generically understand that trade with the United States is important, that our relationship with the United States is important," Stein said. "I don't think they would be surprised if our political...
    on Jan 30, 2008 By: Janice Gross Stein Source: News1130

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