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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Something without a strong taste. Pleasant manner.

Usage examples (41)
  • A bland diet
  • A bland little drama
  • The Japanese love "subtle" flavors (what I call bland).
  • Natalie carefully kept her expression bland, though her stomach clenched at the words. for more
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  • "Bland" is flavorless, "blend" is to combine or intermingle, while "blende" is a kind of mineral.
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