boring

18 ENTRIES FOUND:

bor·ing

adjective \ˈbr-iŋ\

: dull and uninteresting : causing boredom

Full Definition of BORING

:  causing boredom :  tiresome <a boring lecture>
bor·ing·ly \-iŋ-lē\ adverb
bor·ing·ness noun

Examples of BORING

  1. I find her books totally boring.
  2. <I wish this book weren't so boring; I keep falling asleep whenever I try to read it.>

First Known Use of BORING

1785

Related to BORING

Synonyms
arid, colorless, drab, dreary, drudging, dry, dull, dusty, flat, heavy, ho-hum, humdrum, jading, jejune, leaden, mind-numbing, monochromatic, monotonous, numbing, old, pedestrian, ponderous, slow, stale, stodgy, stuffy, stupid, tame, tedious, tiresome, tiring, uninteresting, wearisome, weary, wearying
Antonyms
absorbing, engaging, engrossing, gripping, interesting, intriguing, involving, riveting

Rhymes with BORING

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: boring bar
Previous Word in the Dictionary: borine
All Words Near: boring

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up boring? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More