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Meaning of HUMDRUM

Pronunciation:  'hum`drum

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  tediously repetitious or lacking in variety; "a humdrum existence; all work and no play"; "nothing is so monotonous as the sea"
  2. [adj]  not challenging; dull and lacking excitement; "an unglamorous job greasing engines"

HUMDRUM is a 7 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: commonplace, dull, monotonous, prosaic, unexciting, unglamorous, unglamourous



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Hum"drum`\, a.
    Monotonous; dull; commonplace. ``A humdrum crone.'' --Bryant.
  2. \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.
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