Definition of bore
- bore a wooden post
- bored a tunnel
- use a drill to bore a hole through the board
- insects that bore into trees
- boring for oil
- We bored through the jostling crowd.
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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