Word "HUMDRUM" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
Synonyms:
commonplace, prosaic, unglamorous, unglamourous

Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
tediously repetitious or lacking in variety
Synonyms:
monotonous
Examples:
a humdrum existence; all work and no play

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety
Synonyms:
monotony, sameness
Examples:
he was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners

Crossword Clues for HUMDRUM

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Clue Source Date
Dull, monotonous The Times Concise 07 Feb 2022
Low sound on beat failing to generate excitement The Guardian Cryptic 17 Nov 2021
[Lightsaber] + [Impatient fingers] = Boring New York Times 30 Sep 2021
Like the same old same old New York Times 23 Jun 2021
Dull USA Today 03 Apr 2021
Monotonous Universal 04 Nov 2020
Boring noise that comes with percussion instrument The Telegraph Cryptic 10 Sep 2020
Boringly monotonous The Telegraph Quick 16 Mar 2020
Boring hospital doctor beset by signs of indecision The Telegraph Cryptic 12 Feb 2020
Tedious or routine The Sun Two Speed 07 Jul 2019
Dull to sing with percussive accompaniment The Sun Two Speed 07 Jul 2019
Mundane, commonplace The Guardian Speedy 12 Nov 2017
Monotonous way to vocalise with instrument The Telegraph Cryptic 15 Oct 2017
*See 61-Across Wall Street Journal 28 Feb 2017
Dull, monotonous The Times Concise 12 Dec 2016
Monotonous rhymes for some The Telegraph Cryptic 07 Feb 2016
Tedious drone with instrument The Times Cryptic 11 Dec 2015
Boring
Dull
Boring
Prosaic
Like Walter Mitty's real life
Boring
Dull as dishwater
Dull
Dreary
Boring
Monotonous.
Dull.
Tedious.
Commonplace.
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