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Definition of "humdrum" []

  • Lacking variety or excitement; dull. See Synonyms at boring, dull. (adjective)
  • Monotonous talk or routine. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "humdrum" in a sentence
  • "He is never what we call humdrum; never unwilling to begin to talk, nor in haste to leave off. '"
  • "He is never what we call humdrum; never unwilling to begin to talk, nor in haste to leave off.’"
  • "Trinitytide which is symbolical of what one might call the humdrum of religious life, the day in day out sticking to it, make a resolution never to say mechanically _The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us all evermore."