adjective, dull·er, dull·est.
verb (used with or without object)
Origin of dull
SYNONYMS FOR dull
Related formsdull·ness, dul·ness, noundul·ly, adverbun·dulled, adjective
Examples from the Web for dullest
Day after day, Nordegren gives photographers the dullest show ever.
Almost inconceivably, the most exciting campaign in our lifetimes devolved into the dullest show on TV.
Then, after a little, there arrived in town a vaulted box, in which the dullest fancy might conjecture a piano.A Prairie Infanta|Eva Wilder Brodhead
Incredible as it seemed, it was true; the fact was patent to the dullest in the hall.The Candidate|Joseph Alexander Altsheler
The sun stood high in heaven, and his broad and equal blaze made the darkest places bright and the dullest eyes clear.The Madonna of the Future|Henry James
The dullest pupil will make his master sensible of defects in his own explanation.Bygones Worth Remembering, Vol. 1 (of 2)|George Jacob Holyoake
Indeed they set him down as one of the dullest and most uninteresting people they had ever met.Erewhon Revisited|Samuel Butler
British Dictionary definitions for dullest
Derived Formsdullish, adjectivedullness or dulness, noundully, adverb
Word Origin for dull
Medicine definitions for dullest
Idioms and Phrases with dullest
In addition to the idiom beginning with dull
- dull as dishwater
- never a dull moment