adjective, dull·er, dull·est.
verb (used with or without object)
Origin of dull
Examples from the Web for dully
Gravity is transformed from the constraint that holds us dully to Earth into the power that lets us fly.
“Toward the end, you didn't know it was bodies anymore,” Helen says dully.
When we were done he pulled his papers before him and sat looking at them dully.Hurricane Island|H. B. Marriott Watson
For a moment Ranson stared at her dully, and then his sense of proportion returned to him.Ranson's Folly|Richard Harding Davis
It was dully red, with its surface all cracks and fissures as the result of the water poured onto it.The King of Diamonds|Louis Tracy
Dully, his intellect numbed as his body was numbed, he went back to his tasks,—tasks that were seemingly endless.The White Desert|Courtney Ryley Cooper
The humour of it struck Walter dully through the confusion of his senses.The Wizard's Son, Vol. 2(of 3)|Margaret Oliphant
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Idioms and Phrases with dully
In addition to the idiom beginning with dull
- dull as dishwater
- never a dull moment