Thesaurus

humdrum

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of humdrum

(Entry 1 of 2)

causing weariness, restlessness, or lack of interest
  • she leads a humdrum life that will never be made into a major motion picture
  • a humdrum meal

Synonyms for humdrum

Words Related to humdrum

Near Antonyms for humdrum

Antonyms for humdrum

humdrum

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of humdrum (Entry 2 of 2)

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About humdrum

Time Traveler for humdrum

Time Traveler

The first known use of humdrum was in 1553

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near humdrum

humdingers

humdrum

humid

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Humdrum.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/humdrum. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on humdrum

Nglish: Translation of humdrum for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Words You Should Know

  • hedgehog reading a book
  • Often used to describe “the march of time,” what does inexorable mean?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!