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"boring" in British English

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boringadjective

uk   /ˈbɔː.rɪŋ/  us   /ˈbɔːr.ɪŋ/
A1 not ​interesting or ​exciting: She ​findsopera boring. It's boring to ​sit on the ​plane with nothing to ​read. a boring ​lecture The ​movie was so boring I ​fellasleep.

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boringly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
The ​novel has a boringly ​predictableending.
(Definition of boring from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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boringadjective

 us   /ˈbɔr·ɪŋ, ˈboʊr-/
not ​interesting or ​exciting: The ​carride was really boring.
(Definition of boring from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “boring”
in Arabic مُمِلّ…
in Korean 지루한…
in Portuguese chato, entediante…
in Catalan avorrit…
in Japanese つまらない, うんざりする…
in Chinese (Simplified) 烦人的, 乏味的, 无聊的…
in Turkish sıkıcı, can sıkıcı…
in Russian скучный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 煩人的, 乏味的, 無聊的…
in Italian noioso, barboso…
in Polish nudny…
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