Definition of dullsville in English:



North American
  • A dull or monotonous place or condition.

    • ‘I wasn't given too much to work with, because this week's episodes were a new assortment of garbage from dullsville.’
    • ‘For my money it tends towards dullsville, but for the vast majority of the public-on-wheels, the car does offer a fuss-free way to go to work, go to the supermarket and take the kids to the beach at the weekend.’


North American
  • Dull or monotonous.

    ‘she transforms their dullsville life’
    • ‘Next to this the [radio] playlist was strictly dullsville… gutless and flabby.’
    • ‘The match was effectively over as a contest and the second half was dullsville apart from two more goals.’
    • ‘A race without a come-from-behind horse challenging the leaders is strictly dullsville.’
    • ‘If he is to compete in this suddenly hot publishing space, he will have to take his dullsville computer magazines and refit them as hip voices for the new economy.’
    • ‘Once known as the place where the cool kids hung out, it's lately become dullsville.’
    • ‘It's worth noting at this juncture that this particular guy works for the ‘information worker product management group’, the relatively recent dullsville tag for the bit that owns this program.’
    • ‘We once ate in a restaurant in Paris which did a pudding list which was as exciting as the main courses, but as a rule, it's dullsville.’
    uninteresting, boring, tedious, tiresome, wearisome, dry, dry as dust, flat, bland, characterless, featureless, colourless, monotonous, unexciting, uninspiring, unstimulating, lacking variety, lacking variation, lacking excitement, lacking interest, unimaginative, uneventful, lifeless, soulless, insipid
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