boring

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adjective bor·ing \ˈbȯr-iŋ\

Definition of boring

  1. :  causing weariness and restlessness through lack of interest :  causing boredom :  tiresome <a boring lecture>

boringly

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boringness

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Examples of boring in a sentence

  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.>

Origin and Etymology of boring

from present participle of 6bore


First Known Use: 1785


BORING Defined for English Language Learners

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adjective bor·ing \ˈbȯr-iŋ\

Definition of boring for English Language Learners

  • : dull and uninteresting : causing boredom


BORING Defined for Kids

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adjective bor·ing \ˈbȯr-iŋ\

Definition of boring for Students

  1. :  dull and uninteresting



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