dulls·​ville ˈdəlz-ˌvil How to pronounce dullsville (audio)
: something or some place that is dull or boring
the movie was dullsville

Examples of dullsville in a Sentence

that book is totally dullsville—you'll be asleep by page three
Recent Examples on the Web Pure dullsville in Van Nuys. Boris Dralyuk, The New York Review of Books, 25 Mar. 2021 Speaking of winds, attempting to surf off Galveston in the summertime is dullsville. Robert Avery, Houston Chronicle, 16 Mar. 2020 Next, if things remain dullsville, Anton Blidh could draw into the lineup. Kevin Paul Dupont, BostonGlobe.com, 16 Jan. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1960, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dullsville was circa 1960

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“Dullsville.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dullsville. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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