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dull colour

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  • dull — [[t]dʌ̱l[/t]] duller, dullest, dulls, dulling, dulled 1) ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone or something as dull, you mean they are not interesting or exciting. They are both nice people but can be rather dull... I felt she found me …   English dictionary

  • dull — I UK [dʌl] / US adjective Word forms dull : adjective dull comparative duller superlative dullest ** 1) boring, or not interesting Life in a small village can be very dull. a dull lecture 2) a) not bright or shiny hair that looks dull and… …   English dictionary

  • dull*/ — [dʌl] adj I 1) boring, or not interesting Life in a small village can be very dull.[/ex] a dull lecture[/ex] 2) not bright or shiny hair that looks dull and lifeless[/ex] a dull colour[/ex] 3) a dull pain is not very strong but continues for a… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • dull as ditchwater — (UK) If something is as dull as ditchwater, it is incredibly boring. A ditch is a long narrow hole or trench dug to contain water, which is normally a dark, dirty colour and stagnant (when water turns a funny colour and starts to smell bad). (In… …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Dull day gecko — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • dull — dull1 S3 [dʌl] adj comparative duller superlative dullest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(boring)¦ 2¦(colour/light)¦ 3¦(weather)¦ 4¦(pain)¦ 5¦(sound)¦ 6¦(knife/blade)¦ 7¦(not intelligent)¦ 8¦(trade)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • colour — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} (BrE) (AmE color) noun 1 quality that makes sth red, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ bold, bright, brilliant, glowing, iridescent, vibrant, vivid ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • dull — /dʌl / (say dul) adjective 1. slow of understanding; obtuse; stupid. 2. lacking keenness of perception in the senses or feelings; insensible; unfeeling. 3. not intense or acute: a dull pain. 4. slow in motion or action; not brisk; sluggish. 5.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • dull — 1 adjective 1 BORING not interesting or exciting: Bill s friends are a pretty dull bunch. | the dull routine of the office | as dull as ditchwater BrE informal (=very boring) 2 never a dull moment often humorous used to say that a lot of… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • colour — /ˈkʌlə / (say kuluh) noun 1. the evaluation by the visual sense of that quality of light (reflected or transmitted by a substance) which is basically determined by its spectral composition; that quality of a visual sensation distinct from form.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • dull — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} verb Dull is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑eye Dull is used with these nouns as the object: ↑appetite, ↑mind, ↑pain, ↑sense {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adj. VERBS ▪ appear …   Collocations dictionary

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