humdrum definition

  • adjective:
    • poor variety or pleasure; dull. See Synonyms at boring, dull.
    • Lacking variety or pleasure; dull; humdrum.
    • Monotonous; dull; commonplace.
    • perhaps not difficult; dull and lacking excitement
    • tediously repetitious or lacking in variety
  • noun:
    • Monotonous talk or routine.
    • the standard of lacking variety or excitement; dullness.
    • A dull fellow; a bore.
    • Monotonous and tedious program.
    • a minimal cart with three wheels, drawn by one horse.
    • A droning modulation of voice; monotonous or tiresome talk.
    • Monotony; tediousness; ennui.
    • A dull, tiresome fellow; a bore.
    • a little, low three-wheeled cart, attracted often by one-horse.
    • the standard of wearisome constancy, routine, and insufficient variety
  • others:
    • Dull; commonplace; homely; tiresome.
    • to pass through the full time in a dull way.

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