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〔 ˋhʌmˏdrʌm 〕


〔 ˊhʌmdrʌm 〕

Overview of noun humdrum

The noun humdrum has 1 sense

  • monotony, humdrum, sameness -- (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")

Overview of adj humdrum

The adj humdrum has 2 senses

  • commonplace, humdrum, prosaic, unglamorous, unglamourous -- (not challenging; dull and lacking excitement; "an unglamorous job greasing engines")

  • humdrum, monotonous -- (tediously repetitious or lacking in variety; "a humdrum existence; all work and no play"; "nothing is so monotonous as the sea")