boringly

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EtymologyEdit

boring +‎ -ly

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boringly (comparative more boringly, superlative most boringly)

  1. In a boring manner.
    • 1958, A.G. Yates, The Cold Dark Hours, Sydney: Horwitz, published 1963, page 36:
      "I understand most of them are most boringly moral in their private lives.
    • 1974, John Boorman, Zardoz, London: Pan Books, page 59:
      "Let's take another boringly democratic vote. Shall we...Consuella?"
    The professor droned on boringly, putting his class to sleep.

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