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bore2

bore2

 
pronunciation:
bor
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bored, bores, boring
definition: to weary with repetition, monotony, or tedium.
His long-winded lectures bore even the most interested students.I tried to read her latest novel, but it bored me.
synonyms:
fatigue, tire, weary
antonyms:
amuse, captivate, enchant, entertain, enthrall, excite, exhilarate, grip, interest, stir, thrill, titillate
similar words:
wear, wear out
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a person or thing that bores.
How did I get stuck sitting next to that bore at the dinner party?He liked the movie, but I thought it was a complete bore.
synonyms:
drag, humdrum, monotony, treadmill
antonyms:
fun
similar words:
blanket, bother, headache, nuisance, pain, pest, prolixity, wet
derivation: boring (adj.)
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word boar (a kind of pig)? Bore and boar sound alike but have different meanings.