humdrum

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adjective hum·drum \ˈhəm-ˌdrəm\

Definition of humdrum

humdrum

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Examples of humdrum in a Sentence

  1. She liked the movie, but I thought it was humdrum.

  2. another humdrum day at the office

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Origin and Etymology of humdrum

reduplication of hum


HUMDRUM Defined for English Language Learners

humdrum

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Definition of humdrum for English Language Learners

  • : not interesting : dull, boring, and ordinary


HUMDRUM Defined for Kids

humdrum

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adjective hum·drum \ˈhəm-ˌdrəm\

Definition of humdrum for Students

  1. :  not interesting a humdrum day



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