bored

adjective \ ˈbȯrd \
Updated on: 13 Jan 2018

Definition of bored

: filled with or characterized by boredom
  • had never been more bored in her life
  • a bored voice
  • Bobbi slouched back against the cushions doing her best impression of a bored teenager …
  • —Ingrid Law

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First Known Use of bored

1823



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