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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.

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Origin and Etymology of boring

from present participle of 6bore


BORING Defined for English Language Learners

boring

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Definition of boring for English Language Learners

  • : dull and uninteresting : causing boredom


BORING Defined for Kids

boring

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adjective bor·ing \ˈbȯr-iŋ\

Definition of boring for Students

  1. :  dull and uninteresting



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