HyperDic: boring

English > 3 senses of the word boring:
ADJECTIVEallboring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisomeso lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
NOUNactboring, drillingthe act of drilling
actboring, drilling, oil productionthe act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
boring > pronunciation
Soundsbao'rihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > boring: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningSo lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness.
Example"a boring evening with uninteresting people"
Synonymsdeadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome
BroaderuninterestingArousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement
Spanishaburrido, agobiante, cargante, gris, latoso, monótono, pesado, tedioso
Catalanavorrit, carregós, empipador, gris, molest, monòton, pesat, tediós
Nounsboringnessextreme / extreme dullness
Adverbsboringlyin a tedious manner
English > boring: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of drilling.
Synonymdrilling
Broadercreating by removalThe act of creating by removing something
Spanishtrepado, trepa
Catalanperforació
English > boring: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum.
Synonymsdrilling, oil production
Broaderproduction(economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale
Spanishperforación, trepado, trepa
Catalanperforació

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