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OTHER WORDS FROM boringbor·ing·ly, adverbbor·ing·ness, noun
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Definition for boring (2 of 2)
- the act or process of making or enlarging a hole.
- the hole so made.
Example sentences from the Web for boring
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Weismann also said he expects that retail will return and people will shop in-store again, but for brands that have a “boring store experience,” they will need to rethink that decision.‘E-commerce is expensive’: How invisible technology and infrastructure overhauls will save retail|Kayleigh Barber|August 31, 2020|Digiday
If not, then this is just a brief respite in the long, slow boring death of global macro.
In nearly every case, contraction swiftly produced a universe as boring as ours.
So we know that boring down to the bedrock and pumping it full of fluid can cause earthquakes.26 Earthquakes Later, Fracking’s Smoking Gun Is in Texas|James Joiner|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Both are stale and boring, and whichever one you end up having in the end is still unpleasant.Team Peeta or Team Gale: Why the ‘Hunger Games’ Love Triangle Ruins ‘Mockingjay – Part 1’|Kevin Fallon|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Which to me, after the initial explosion of the Sex Pistols, always made Rotten kind of boring.The Rancid Ballad of Johnny Rotten: His Memoir Seethes With Anger—And Charm|Legs McNeil|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fairchild considers herself a pragmatic liberal—a registered Democrat and “kind of a boring moderate.”
Porsche apart, the German sedans have another German quality: Boring.
Another shaft, passing through hard rock, showed the marks of sharp tools used in the boring.Myths of the Cherokee|James Mooney
We may be thankful that Walpole is as incapable of boring as of enduring bores.Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)|Leslie Stephen
People live quite happily in dull holes like Bieliev or Zhidra, but as soon as they come here they say: 'How boring it is!The House with the Mezzanine and Other Stories|Anton Tchekoff
Wheeler was sensible of a certain uneasiness as he listened to the crunch of the boring tool and the jarring thud of the hammers.The Greater Power|Harold Bindloss
The shape of tool t for boring is quite different from one used for outside turning, as shown by Fig. 36.Turning and Boring|Franklin D. Jones
British Dictionary definitions for boring (1 of 2)
- the act or process of making or enlarging a hole
- the hole made in this way