dull·​ish ˈdə-lish How to pronounce dullish (audio)
: somewhat dull
dullishly adverb

Examples of dullish in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Although his dullish voice-overs attempt to establish him as a deep thinker and observer, Moss outwardly comes off as anything but: surly, cocky, needy, slackerish, immature. Gary Goldstein, latimes.com, 5 July 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dullish was in the 14th century

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“Dullish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dullish. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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