Definitions for tiresomeˈtaɪər səm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tire•someˈtaɪər səm(adj.)

  1. wearisome.

  2. annoying or vexatious.

Origin of tiresome:

1490–1500

tire′some•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. tiresome(Adjective)

    Causing fatigue or boredom; wearisome.

    Eventually his long stories became tiresome.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tiresome(adj)

    fitted or tending to tire; exhausted; wearisome; fatiguing; tedious; as, a tiresome journey; a tiresome discourse


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

tiresome(adjective)

troublesome; annoying.

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