Dull - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Dull.

BLAH
BORING
DRAB
DRY
HOHUM
HUMDRUM
LACKLUSTER
LACKLUSTRE
LEADY
SLOW
UNINTERESTING
UNLIVELY
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BLAH
  1. pompous or pretentious talk or writing
BORING
  1. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "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"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
  2. make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool; "don't drill here, there's a gas pipe"; "drill a hole into the wall"; "drill for oil"; "carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall"
  3. cause to be bored
  4. the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
  5. the act of drilling
DRAB
  1. causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
  2. of a light brownish green color
  3. lacking brightness or color; dull; "drab faded curtains"; "sober Puritan grey"; "children in somber brown clothes"
  4. lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise; "her drab personality"; "life was drab compared with the more exciting life style overseas"; "a series of dreary dinner parties"
  5. a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown
DRY
  1. unproductive especially of the expected results; "a dry run"; "a mind dry of new ideas"
  2. used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones; "dry weight"
  3. lacking interest or stimulation; dull and lifeless; "a dry book"; "a dry lecture filled with trivial details"; "dull and juiceless as only book knowledge can be when it is unrelated to...life"- John Mason Brown
  4. (of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation; "a dry white burgundy"; "a dry Bordeaux"
  5. not shedding tears; "dry sobs"; "with dry eyes"
  6. free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet; "dry land"; "dry clothes"; "a dry climate"; "dry splintery boards"; "a dry river bed"; "the paint is dry"
  7. not producing milk; "a dry cow"
  8. a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
  9. opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholi
HOHUM
HUMDRUM
  1. the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety; "he had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work"; "he was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners"; "he hated the sameness of the food the college served"
  2. tediously repetitious or lacking in variety; "a humdrum existence; all work and no play"; "nothing is so monotonous as the sea"
  3. not challenging; dull and lacking excitement; "
LACKLUSTER
  1. lacking luster or shine; "staring with lackluster eyes"; "lusterless hair"
  2. lacking brilliance or vitality; "a dull lackluster life"; "a lusterless performance"
LACKLUSTRE
  1. lacking luster or shine; "staring with lackluster eyes"; "lusterless hair"
  2. lacking brilliance or vitality; "a dull lackluster life"; "a lusterless performance"
LEADY
  1. Resembling lead.
SLOW
  1. without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly'); "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here--the road is slippery"; "glaciers move tardily"; "please go slow so I can see the sights"
  2. of timepieces; "the clock is almost an hour slow"; "my watch is running behind"
  3. (of business) not active or brisk; "business is dull (or slow)"; "a sluggish market"
  4. slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students"
  5. lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated"
  6. not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time; "a slow walker"; "the slow lane of traffic"; "her steps were slow"; "he was slow in reacting to the news";
UNINTERESTING
  1. characteristic or suggestive of an institution especially in being uniform or dull or unimaginative; "institutional food"
  2. arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement; "a very uninteresting account of her trip"
UNLIVELY
Clue Database Last Updated: 19/07/2019 9:00am

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