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ho-hum

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

causing weariness, restlessness, or lack of interest
  • the characterizations are good, but the plot is just ho-hum

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ho hum

interjection

Synonyms & Antonyms of ho hum (Entry 2 of 2)

as in boo, yuck

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The first known use of ho-hum was in 1924

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“Ho-hum.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ho-hum. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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