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English definition of “ho-hum”

ho-hum

exclamation uk   /ˌhəʊˈhʌm/ us    /ˌhoʊ-/
an expression used when someone is bored, or when they accept that something unpleasant cannot be stopped from happening: So I've got to do it all again. Ho-hum.

ho-hum

adjective uk   /ˌhəʊˈhʌm/ us    /ˌhoʊ-/
(Definition of ho-hum from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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