Word "DREARY" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
causing dejection
Synonyms:
blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, drab, drear, gloomy, grim, sorry

Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise
Synonyms:
drab
Examples:
a series of dreary dinner parties

Crossword Clues for DREARY

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Clue Source Date
Dismal The Guardian Quick 19 Aug 2022
Overcast, say Wall Street Journal 02 Jul 2022
Soul-destroying Wall Street Journal 18 May 2022
Appreciation of music breaking tedious routine The Telegraph Toughie 21 Dec 2021
Overcast The Telegraph Quick 15 Nov 2020
Dull not having alcohol over bit of cereal The Telegraph Cryptic 18 Sep 2020
Sombre listener in flat The Sun Two Speed 04 Mar 2020
Cheerless The Sun Two Speed 04 Mar 2020
Depressing Thomas Joseph 01 Feb 2020
Dismal USA Today 25 Dec 2019
Dismal The Telegraph Quick 07 Nov 2019
Gloomy listener in flat The Sun Two Speed 16 Oct 2019
Gloomy, as weather The Washington Post Sunday 22 Sep 2019
Bleak Eugene Sheffer 09 Sep 2019
Boring, boring organ stops The Telegraph Cryptic 28 Apr 2019
Gloomy listener in boring grip The Sun Two Speed 24 Jan 2019
Expensive year king held to be tiresome The Sun Two Speed 08 Dec 2018
Like midnight, in "The Raven" The New Yorker 08 Oct 2018
Like overcast days Wall Street Journal 22 Sep 2018
Dismal Premier Sunday 19 Aug 2018
Uninteresting The Times Cryptic 15 Jul 2018
Dull The Telegraph Quick 29 Jun 2018
Dull, depressing The Times Concise 09 May 2018
Depressingly dull The Guardian Speedy 31 Mar 2018
Gloomy organ in arid setting The Telegraph Cryptic 06 Jan 2018
Like overcast days
Boring daydreamer misses dame Irish Times Crosaire 30 Oct 2017
Gloomy The Telegraph Quick 24 Apr 2017
*See 61-Across Wall Street Journal 28 Feb 2017
Dull and depressing Irish Times Simplex 22 Oct 2016
Flat ready for refurbishment? Builder finally moves in The Times Cryptic 05 Oct 2016
Cheerless The Telegraph Quick 19 Jul 2016
Drab and dismal Irish Times Simplex 03 May 2016
Sombre doctor, before appointment, dispensing repeated quantity of pills? The Telegraph Toughie 06 Apr 2016
First adjective in 'The Raven' The Washington Post 27 Mar 2016
Dull and uninteresting? Listener needs to be engaged The Telegraph Cryptic 02 Oct 2015
Cheerless Newsday 02 Oct 2015
Dismal, depressing Irish Times Simplex 21 Jul 2015
Dismal The Guardian Quick 18 Jul 2015
Depressing Universal 05 Jul 2015
Dull, gloomy The Telegraph Quick 08 Jun 2015
Like rainy weather, say New York Times 27 May 2015
Depressingly dull back in outskirts of Derby The Times Cryptic 02 Feb 2015
Depressing
Cheerless
Like rainy weather, say
Dismal
Bleak
Depressingly dismal
"Once upon a midnight ___ ..."
Cheerless
Overcast
Gray
Like a dismal day
Like a dismal day
Depressive
Depressive
Dismal
Cheerless
Not bright
Not all that bright
Like a dismal day
Gloomy
Cheerless
Like a rainy day
Cheerless
Like a rainy day
Bleak
Like rainy days, to some
Dismal
Gloomy
'Once upon a midnight -- . . .'
Lacking in liveliness
Tedious
Tedious
Humdrum
"Once upon a midnight _____..."
Depressingly dismal
Depressing
Lackluster
Drab
Dismal
Like a cloudy day
Fifth word of "The Raven"
Like Poe's "midnight"
"Once upon a midnight ___"
Doleful.
Cheerless.
Bleak.
Dismal.
Gloomy.
"Once upon a midnight ___."—Poe.
Monotonous.
Sad.
Like a rainy day
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