Humdrum meaning

hŭmdrŭm
The definition of humdrum is something dull, monotonous and boring.

A day which filled with boring, routine activities is an example of a day that would be described as humdrum.

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Lacking variety or excitement.
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Monotonous talk or routine.
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Lacking variety; dull; monotonous; boring.
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Humdrum talk, routine, etc.; monotony.
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Lacking variety or excitement; dull; boring.
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The quality of lacking variety or excitement; dullness.
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Origin of humdrum

  • Probably from hum

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition