Definitions for bored

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word bored

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bored, world-weary(adj)

    tired of the world

    "bored with life"; "strolled through the museum with a bored air"

  2. blase, bored(adj)

    uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence

    "his blase indifference"; "a petulant blase air"; "the bored gaze of the successful film star"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. bored(adjective)ˈɔrd

    dissatisfied because you lack sth interesting to do

    bored teenagers; ideas for things to do when you are bored; bored with city life

  2. boredˈɔrd

    extremely bored


  1. bored(Adjective)

    suffering from boredom

  2. bored(Adjective)

    uninterested, without attention

    The piano teacher's bored look betrayed he wasn't paying much attention to his pupil's boringly stereotype rendition of the brilliantly composed etudes

  3. bored(Adjective)

    perforated by a hole or holes (through bioerosion or other)

  4. Origin: From the verb to bore 'annoy', itself of unknown origin

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bored

    of Bore


  1. Bored!

    Bored! were an Australian punk rock band which formed in Geelong in 1987. The original line-up was Grant Gardner on bass guitar, Adrian Hann on keyboards, Justin Munday on drums, John Nolan on guitar and Dave Thomas on guitar and vocals. In 1989 Gardner was replaced by Tim Hemensley. Both Hemensley and Nolan left in 1991 to form Powder Monkeys. Bored! released four studio albums by 1993 and disbanded later that year. Thomas briefly joined Magic Dirt and subsequently has enlisted various line-ups for reformed versions of Bored! in 1998, 1999 and 2000.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bored' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3207

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bored' in Adjectives Frequency: #805


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