Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “insipid”

insipid

adjective     /ɪnˈsɪp.ɪd/ disapproving
not having a strong taste or character , or having no interest or energy : a pale insipid wine He's an insipid old bore . Why anyone buys music with such insipid lyrics is a mystery .Tedious and uninspiringFlavours and tastesNot pleasant to eat or drink insipidly     /-li/ adverb Tedious and uninspiringFlavours and tastesNot pleasant to eat or drink insipidness     /-nəs/ noun [U] (also insipidity)
(Definition of insipid adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of insipid

Definitions of “insipid” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

amicable

relating to behaviour between people that is pleasant and friendly, often despite a difficult situation

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More