adjective, bland·er, bland·est.
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Origin of bland
SYNONYMS FOR bland
OTHER WORDS FROM blandblandly, adverbblandness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for bland
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
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
How strange to hear “Feel Like Going Home” in 1948 after years of the bland pop on the Hit Parade.The Stacks: How Leonard Chess Helped Make Muddy Waters|Alex Belth|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cosmetic surgery invites us to enter a dystopian universe in which everybody looks the same: poreless, ageless, blond and bland.
Days passed by without a brawl, and Bland's valley saw more successive hours of peace than ever before.The Lone Star Ranger|Zane Grey
Are we, whose mother was a Fairfax, whose father was a Bland, sitting at our own table with a man who is not a gentleman by birth?The Romance of a Plain Man|Ellen Glasgow
This day Mr. Bland went away hence towards his voyage to Tangier.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
She paused intentionally, with an air of soft solicitude, of bland wisdom.The Whirlpool|George Gissing
Seiden smiled again and this time it was not so bland as it was mechanical, suggesting the pulling of an invisible string.The Competitive Nephew|Montague Glass