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Ho-hum   /hoʊ-həm/   Listen
Ho-hum

adjective
1.
So lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness.  Synonyms: boring, deadening, dull, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome.  "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"






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"Ho-hum" Quotes from Famous Books



... to heal," he said softly. "Cuts arn't much more than a week. Heigh-ho-hum! I'm very tired, but I sha'n't be ...
— The Adventures of Don Lavington - Nolens Volens • George Manville Fenn



Words linked to "Ho-hum" :   uninteresting, boring



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