OTHER WORDS FOR bland
Origin of bland
OTHER WORDS FROM blandblandly, adverbblandness, noun
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How to use bland in a sentence
Known to be bland with a subtle taste of asparagus, cicadas have long been consumed across cultures.These dogs, birds, and squirrels are stuffing their faces with Brood X cicadas|Benji Jones|May 21, 2021|Vox
It’s bland by design, a rundown of who can do what and when.Why Mitch McConnell Is Filibustering to Protect the Filibuster|Philip Elliott|January 22, 2021|Time
If your childhood palate was heavily shaped by precision-engineered processed food, simpler, blander midcentury classics are almost a relief.
What sells the entire experience is iOS 14, a software update that brings marked improvements to the bland grid of app icons that have dominated the iPhone’s display since the beginning.My Only Beef With the iPhone 12 Mini? I Wish It Was Even Smaller|Patrick Lucas Austin|November 24, 2020|Time
At times I found myself laughing at the bland dialogue, and once audibly groaned when a character’s last ditch effort to take down the Galactic Empire involved—you guessed it—flying through a tiny corridor to shoot some missiles into a hole.Star Wars: Squadrons Crams Tons of Fun in a Tiny Cockpit|Patrick Lucas Austin|October 19, 2020|Time
The Butterbrief, issued by Pope Innocent VIII, was a turning point for the then bland Stollen, which gradually became sweeter.One Cake to Rule Them All: How Stollen Stole Our Hearts|Molly Hannon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Because holy hell was that bland, unfunny, uncomfortable, and just plain confusing.The Biggest Bombs of 2014: ‘Sex Tape,’ Mariah Carey’s Vocals, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and More|Kevin Fallon|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is the drone official, the bland-faced human-resources manager tasked with dropping the axe.
Head of State was prescient, but hollow; I Think I Love My Wife was bland; and the documentary Good Hair was fascinating fun.Oscar Season Kicks Off in Toronto: Channing Tatum, Kristen Stewart, and More Court Awards Glory|Marlow Stern|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despite the equal-parts bland and painful dialogue, the game still looks interesting.Gamers Want to Game: Video Games Aren't Blockbuster Movies|Alec Kubas-Meyer|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Therefore, Bland concluded that Parliament technically had no jurisdiction over the American colonies.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
"Perhaps your ladyship can persuade Lady Hartledon to exert herself," suggested the bland doctor.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
The King, on his return from the Continent, found his subjects in no bland humour.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Ovid looked a bit doubtful, but Scattergood's voice was so interested, so bland, that any suspicion of irony was allayed.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
As soon as they are whipped they make off to wives and home, and meet the scouts with a bland smile and outstretched hand.