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"tiresome" in British English

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tiresomeadjective

uk   /ˈtaɪə.səm/  us   /ˈtaɪr-/ mainly UK
tiresomely
adverb uk   us   /-li/
a tiresomely ​repetitivespeech a tiresomely ​longwait
(Definition of tiresome from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tiresomeadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈtɑɪər·səm/
tiring, ​annoying, or ​boring: It’s getting a little tiresome, ​listening to you ​complain.
(Definition of tiresome from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tiresome”
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人厌倦的, 使人不耐烦的…
in Turkish yorucu, sıkıcı, bıktırıcı…
in Russian утомительный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人厭倦的, 使人不耐煩的…
in Polish męczący…
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