Simple Definition of bland
: not interesting or exciting
: lacking strong flavor
: showing no emotion, concern, etc.
Full Definition of bland
blandlyplay \ˈblan(d)-lē\ adverb
blandnessplay \ˈblan(d)-nəs\ noun
Examples of bland in a sentence
The vegetable soup was rather bland.
The diplomat's bland statement did nothing to calm the situation.
Origin and Etymology of bland
First Known Use: 1565
Synonym Discussion of bland
Rhymes with bland
band, brand, canned, gland, grand, hand, land, manned, NAND, rand, sand, Sand, stand, strand
BLAND Defined for Kids
Definition of bland for Students
1 : not interesting or exiciting <a bland story>
2 : not having much flavor <a bland soup>
3 : not showing emotion <a bland face>
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