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"boring" in British English

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boringadjective

uk   /ˈbɔː.rɪŋ/  us   /ˈbɔː.rɪŋ/
A1 not interesting or exciting: She finds opera boring. It's boring to sit on the plane with nothing to read. a boring lecture The movie was so boring I fell asleep.

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

"boring" in American English

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boringadjective

 us   /ˈbɔr·ɪŋ, ˈboʊr-/
not interesting or exciting: The car ride 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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