English adjective: boring
|1.||boring so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness|
|Samples||A boring evening with uninteresting people.|
The deadening effect of some routine tasks.
A dull play.
His competent but dull performance.
A ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention.
What an irksome task the writing of long letters is.
Tedious days on the train.
The tiresome chirping of a cricket.
Other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome.
|Synonyms||deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome|
English noun: boring
|1.||boring (act) the act of drilling|
|Broader (hypernym)||creating by removal|
|2.||boring (act) the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum|
|Synonyms||drilling, oil production|