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boringadjective

 us   /ˈbɔr·ɪŋ, ˈboʊr-/
not ​interesting or ​exciting: The ​carride was really boring.
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boringadjective

uk   /ˈbɔː.rɪŋ/  us   /ˈbɔː.rɪŋ/
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   /ˈbɔː.rɪŋ.li/  us   /ˈbɔː.rɪŋ.li/
The ​novel has a boringly ​predictableending.
(Definition of boring from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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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