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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A dull and uninteresting person.

Usage examples (24)
  • Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The thing to avoid is being a bore to oneself.
  • The title bore "People I Have Shared the Gospel With."
  • Its wines were famous; its coins bore the image of
  • All, in short, bore evidence to the homicide's guilt. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "Boer" (South African of Dutch descent) was not a "boor" (rude or crude person), but he said that the "boar" (male pig) was a "bore" (uninteresting or tiresome).
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