dull person

n. boring person, person who is not interesting

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dull — adj 1 *stupid, slow, dumb, dense, crass Analogous words: *lethargic, sluggish, comatose: phlegmatic, stolid, *impassive, apathetic: *backward: retarded (see DELAY vb) Antonyms: clever, bright …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • dull|head — «DUHL HEHD», noun. a person of dull understanding; a blockhead …   Useful english dictionary

  • dull|ard — «DUHL uhrd», noun. a person who is stupid and learns very slowly; dolt; dunce. SYNONYM(S): blockhead …   Useful english dictionary

  • dull — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English dul; akin to Old English dol foolish, Old Irish dall blind Date: 13th century 1. mentally slow ; stupid 2. a. slow in perception or sensibility ; insensible < somewhat dull of h …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dull — dullness, dulness, n. dully, adv. /dul/, adj., duller, dullest, v. adj. 1. not sharp; blunt: a dull knife. 2. causing boredom; tedious; uninteresting: a dull sermon. 3. not lively or spirited; listless. 4. not b …   Universalium

  • dull — adj. & v. adj. 1 slow to understand; stupid. 2 tedious; boring. 3 (of the weather) overcast; gloomy. 4 a (esp. of a knife edge etc.) blunt. b (of colour, light, sound, or taste) not bright, vivid, or keen. 5 (of a pain etc.) usu. prolonged and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dull·ard — /ˈdʌlɚd/ noun, pl ards [count] old fashioned : a stupid and uninteresting person The company is run by a bunch of dullards …   Useful english dictionary

  • All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy — is a proverb. Its meaning is that without time off from work, a person becomes bored and boring.The sentiment expressed by this proverb was first recorded thousands of years ago by the Egyptian sage Ptahhotep, who wrote in 2400 B.C., One that… …   Wikipedia

  • Upon the Dull Earth — is a science fiction short story by Philip K. Dick. First published in November 1954 in Beyond Fantasy Fiction.PlotBy offering up the blood of a lamb, Silvia, the protagonist of Upon the Dull Earth , is able to summon creatures she identifies as… …   Wikipedia

  • Gladys Dull — Gladys Lester Dull is the longest living person with type 1 diabetes to date, having lived with the condition for over 83 years. She started taking insulin injections at the age of six in 1924, only three years after the discovery of insulin in… …   Wikipedia

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