adjective, dull·er, dull·est.
verb (used with or without object)
Words nearby dull
Origin of dull
SYNONYMS FOR dull
OTHER WORDS FROM dulldull·ness, dul·ness, noundul·ly, adverbun·dulled, adjective
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Examples from the Web for duller
Far less appreciated, Houston, rather than being a southern city of duller wits, actually ranks second in engineers per capita.Battle of the Upstarts: Houston vs. San Francisco Bay|Joel Kotkin|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How much drabber, duller, and more tedious this race will be without those daffy Huntsman girls.
His daughters on the other hand… How much drabber, duller, and more tedious this race will be without those daffy Huntsman Girls.
Peter Beinart says the House will be a duller, meaner place when he leaves.
Not but that this may be done, but not without great difficulty in the duller sort.A Christian Directory|Baxter Richard
"Binchester gets duller and duller," said Mr. Tredgold to himself, wearily.Dialstone Lane, Complete|W.W. Jacobs
I'm not duller than the people who will have to understand your scheme.Three Plays by Granville-Barker|Harley Granville-Barker
My life in Polotzk had grown meaner and duller, as the family fortunes declined.The Promised Land|Mary Antin
When these feelings become tainted with selfishness, low motives, etc., the shade grows darker and duller.The Human Aura|Swami Panchadasi
British Dictionary definitions for duller
Derived forms of dulldullish, adjectivedullness or dulness, noundully, adverb
Word Origin for dull
Medicine definitions for duller
Idioms and Phrases with duller
In addition to the idiom beginning with dull
- dull as dishwater
- never a dull moment