HyperDic: bore

English > 6 senses of the word bore:
VERBemotionbore, tirecause to be bored
contactbore, drillmake a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool
NOUNperson bore, dullarda person who evokes boredom
eventbore, tidal bore, eagre, aegir, eagera high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
attributebore, gauge, caliber, calibrediameter of a tube or gun barrel
artifactbore, bore-hole, drill holea hole or passage made by a drill
bore > pronunciation
Soundsbao'r
Rhymesabhor ... Zocor: 121 rhymes with aor...
English > bore: 6 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who evokes boredom.
Synonymdullard
Narrowergasbag, windbagA boring person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics
nudnik, nudnick(Yiddish) someone who is a boring pest
platitudinarianA bore who makes excessive use of platitudes
stuffed shirtA bore who is extremely formal, pompous, and old-fashioned
Broaderunpleasant person, disagreeable personA person who is not pleasant or agreeable
Spanishpelma, pelmazo, pesado
Catalancorcó, pesat, plepa
Verbsborecause to be bored
English > bore: 6 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary).
Synonymstidal bore, eagre, aegir, eager
Broadertidal flow, tidal currentThe water current caused by the tides
Spanishaegir, eagre, macareo
Catalanaegir, mascaret
English > bore: 6 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaningdiameter of a tube or gun barrel.
Synonymsgauge, caliber, calibre
Broaderdiameter, diamThe length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
Spanishcalibre, diámetro, medida estándar
Catalancalibre
Verbsboremake a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool
English > bore: 6 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes.
Synonymsbore-hole, drill hole
Categorymining, excavationThe act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
Narrowershot holedrill hole for a charge of an explosive
BroaderexcavationA hole in the ground made by excavating
Spanishbarreno, taladro
Verbsboremake a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool
English > bore: 6 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningCause to be bored.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to bore Sue
Synonymtire
Oppositeinterestexcite the curiosity of
Spanishaburrir, aguantar, cansar, fatigar, hastiar
Catalanafartar, aguantar, avorrir, cansar, fastiguejar, fatigar
Nounsborea person who evokes boredom
English > bore: 6 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningmake a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymdrill
Narrowercounter-drillDrill in an opposite direction
spudInitiate drilling operations, as for petroleum
trepancut a hole with a trepan, as in surgery
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Spanishaguantar, agujerear, barrenar, cansar, horadar, perforar, taladrar
Catalanaguantar, barrinar, cansar, foradar, perforar, trepar
Nounsborea hole or passage made by a drill
borediameter of a tube or gun barrel
borerany of various insects or larvae or mollusks that bore into wood
borera drill for penetrating rock / rock

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