The definition of dreary is something that is gloomy or depressing.(adjective)
An example of dreary is the sky on a stormy day.
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adjective drea·ri·er, drea·ri·est
Origin: Middle English dreri, bloody, frightened, sad
Origin: , from Old English drēorig, bloody, sad
Origin: , from drēor, gore; see dhreu- in Indo-European roots.
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