Definition of boring in English:

boring

adjective

  • Not interesting; tedious.

    ‘I've got a boring job in an office’
    • ‘This year's awards seemed particularly tedious and boring.’
    • ‘And our loved ones become boring, tedious, unexciting and uninteresting.’
    • ‘He is a wooden, boring, uninspiring, unconvincing orator, who completely lacked the common touch or any real ability to communicate with voters.’
    • ‘She can transform the most boring plot into an interesting and informative story, which can hold the attention of any child.’
    • ‘In Good Company takes its time to build up, with Paul Weitz's firm directorial grip ensuring that it is slow without being tedious or boring.’
    • ‘It turns out that randomly selected laws lead almost inevitably either to unrelieved chaos or boring and uneventful simplicity.’
    • ‘And the most frustratingly time-consuming and boring job, one which I really loath, is shaving.’
    • ‘Do I really want to spend my days doing tedious, exhausting, boring work?’
    • ‘But it was the same monotonous boring routine each day.’
    • ‘The dull grey of the rain was making the normally interesting boring and unexciting.’
    • ‘These jobs tend to be boring, repetitive, or physically hard.’
    • ‘No drug can get the boss off your back, shorten your hours, get you more money or make a boring partner suddenly interesting.’
    • ‘Tired of boring old beige or grey peripherals for your computer?’
    • ‘But studies have shown that children are made to do boring, repetitive and tedious jobs and are not taught new skills as they grow older.’
    • ‘He becomes obnoxious, repetitive, boring, tedious.’
    • ‘Maybe your boring office job is frustrating you to the point of complete despair.’
    • ‘Looking for a way out of your boring and tedious job?’
    • ‘He looks remarkably cheerful for what must be a mind-numbingly boring job.’
    • ‘Australia is perhaps only weeks away from elections for a new federal government, yet we see the usual lacklustre, boring politics.’
    • ‘Most people are dreading it, convinced that the sessions will be tediously boring.’
    tedious, dull, monotonous
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Pronunciation

boring

/ˈbɔːrɪŋ/