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. the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
  3. the act of drilling
  4. 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"
  5. cause to be bored
DRAB
  1. a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown
  2. 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"
  3. of a light brownish green color
  4. lacking brightness or color; dull; "drab faded curtains"; "sober Puritan grey"; "children in somber brown clothes"
  5. 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"
DRY
  1. opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages; "the dry vote led by preachers and bootleggers"; "a dry state"
  2. practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages; "he's been dry for ten years"; "no thank you; I happen to be teetotal"
  3. lacking moisture or volatile components; "dry paint"
  4. lacking warmth or emotional involvement; "a dry greeting"; "a dry reading of the lines"; "a dry critique"
  5. having a large proportion of strong liquor; "a very dry martini is almost straight gin"
  6. remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry hair"
  7. without a mucous or watery discharge; "a dry cough"; "that rare thing in the wintertime; a small child with a dry nose"
  8. become dry or drier; "The laundry dries in the sun"
  9. humorously sarcastic or mocking; "dry humor"; "an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely"; "an ironic novel"; "an ironical smile"; "with a wry Scottish
HOHUM
HUMDRUM
  1. tediously repetitious or lacking in variety; "a humdrum existence; all work and no play"; "nothing is so monotonous as the sea"
  2. 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"
  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 brilliance or vitality; "a dull lackluster life"; "a lusterless performance"
  2. lacking luster or shine; "staring with lackluster eyes"; "lusterless hair"
LEADY
  1. Resembling lead.
SLOW
  1. of timepieces; "the clock is almost an hour slow"; "my watch is running behind"
  2. (of business) not active or brisk; "business is dull (or slow)"; "a sluggish market"
  3. 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"
  4. 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"; "slow but steady growth"
  5. at a slow tempo; "the band played a slow waltz"
  6. (used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time; "the clock is slow"
  7. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening
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: 20/10/2019 9:00am

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