adjective, dull·er, dull·est.
verb (used with or without object)
SYNONYMS FOR dull
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Origin of dull
synonym study for dull
OTHER WORDS FROM dulldullness, dulness, noundully, adverbun·dulled, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for dull
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
This morning, I picked up the recently published biography of Schulz, whose real life seemed duller than a bag of flour.
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.
This phase of literature lived on later into the century, but it became duller and less popular.The English Church in the Eighteenth Century|Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
So another link with the past was broken, and another spot of colour wiped away from these duller days of uniformity and routine.The Influence and Development of English Gilds|Francis Aiden Hibbert
"Mademoiselle means that I am duller than usual," I suggested.Dross|Henry Seton Merriman
While daisies dress in gold and white, although their gold is duller.Graded Memory Selections|Various
Of course the minute you are well you will go, and the house will be duller than ever without you.Queensland Cousins|Eleanor Luisa Haverfield
British Dictionary definitions for dull
Derived forms of dulldullish, adjectivedullness or dulness, noundully, adverb
Word Origin for dull
Medical definitions for dull
Idioms and Phrases with dull
In addition to the idiom beginning with dull
- dull as dishwater
- never a dull moment