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crashing bore

noun [C] uk   informal us  
someone or something that is extremely boring: I love his books, but in person he's a crashing bore.
Translations of “crashing bore”
in Chinese (Traditional) 極令人厭煩的人(或物), 討厭鬼…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极令人厌烦的人(或物), 讨厌鬼…
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