dull·​ish | \ ˈdə-lish How to pronounce dullish (audio) \

Definition of dullish

: somewhat dull

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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, "Review: Southern drama 'Moss' underwhelms, but it has great views," 5 July 2018

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First Known Use of dullish

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Dullish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dullish. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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