One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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.’
Dull or monotonous.‘she transforms their dullsville life’
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, insipidView synonyms
- ‘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.’
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