Definitions for boringˈbɔr ɪŋ, ˈboʊr-
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the act of drilling
boring, drilling, oil production(adj)
the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome(adj)
so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
"a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
A pit or hole which has been bored.
That which incites boredom in a person.
the act or process of one who, or that which, bores; as, the boring of cannon; the boring of piles and ship timbers by certain marine mollusks
a hole made by boring
the chips or fragments made by boring
Boring is an unincorporated community located in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, on Oregon Route 212. It is approximately eight miles south of Gresham and about the same distance from Clackamas, both suburbs of Portland. The town is roughly twenty-two miles southeast from downtown Portland.
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Rank popularity for the word 'boring' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1767
Rank popularity for the word 'boring' in Adjectives Frequency: #732
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Plato is boring.
It would be boring without gossip.
Someone's boring me. I think it's me.
A finished person is a boring person.
Traditional sports are kind of boring.
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Translations for boring
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- مُضْجِرٌ, مُمِلٌّArabic
- скучен, досаденBulgarian
- avorritCatalan, Valencian
- βαρετός, πληκτικός, ανιαρόςGreek
- enua, teda, enuigaEsperanto
- ملال آور, کسل کنندهPersian
- tylsä, ikävystyttäväFinnish
- barbant, ennuyeuse, ennuyeuxFrench
- liostaScottish Gaelic
- משעמם, משעממתHebrew
- enoyiganta, enoyigivaIdo
- tedioso, noioso, noiosa, palloso, soporiferoItalian
- つまらない, 退屈, うんざりJapanese
- მოსაწყენი, მოსაბეზრებელიGeorgian
- 무료한, 지루Korean
- langweilegLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- kjedsommelig, kjedeligNorwegian
- chato, entediante, enfadonho, maçantePortuguese
- anost, plicticos, plictisitor, fastidiosRomanian
- скучный, нудныйRussian
- dȍsādan, до̏са̄данSerbo-Croatian
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