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humdrum


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Humdrum  \Hum"drum`\,  a. 
  Monotonous;  dull;  commonplace.  ``A  humdrum  crone.''  --Bryant. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Humdrum  \Hum"drum`\,  n. 
  1.  A  dull  fellow;  a  bore.  --B.  Jonson 
 
  2.  Monotonous  and  tedious  routine. 
 
  Dissatisfied  with  humdrum.  --The  Nation. 
 
  3.  A  low  cart  with  three  wheels,  drawn  by  one  horse. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  humdrum 
  adj  1:  not  challenging;  dull  and  lacking  excitement;  "an 
  unglamorous  job  greasing  engines"  [syn:  {commonplace}, 
  {prosaic},  {unglamorous},  {unglamourous}] 
  2:  tediously  repetitious  or  lacking  in  variety;  "a  humdrum 
  existence;  all  work  and  no  play";  "nothing  is  so 
  monotonous  as  the  sea"  [syn:  {monotonous}] 




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