dull as ditch-water

dull as dishwater, boring, uninteresting, very unexciting

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • ditch — n. & v. n. 1 a long narrow excavated channel esp. for drainage or to mark a boundary. 2 a watercourse, stream, etc. v. 1 intr. make or repair ditches (hedging and ditching). 2 tr. provide with ditches; drain. 3 tr. sl. leave in the lurch; abandon …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 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).… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • 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).… …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • Dullness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Dullness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 dullness dullness heaviness flatness Sgm: N 1 infestivity infestivity &c. 837 stupidity &c. 499 Sgm: N 1 want of originality want of originality Sgm: N 1 dearth of ideas …   English dictionary for students

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  • ditchwater — /dich waw teuhr, wot euhr/, n. 1. water, esp. stagnant and dirty water, that has collected in a ditch. 2. dull as ditchwater. See dishwater (def. 2). [1275 1325; ME. See DITCH, WATER] * * * …   Universalium

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