dull

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dull

1. (of weather) not bright or clear; cloudy
2. (of colour) lacking brilliance or brightness; sombre
3. Med (of sound elicited by percussion, esp of the chest) not resonant
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WHEN I hear the words green and motoring in the same sentence it sends a shiver down my spine as it usually means the car in question will be as dull as ditchwater.
IT'S a drab time of year, we've lost the glow and radiance of late summer and feel as dull as ditchwater, but all is not lost.
But when it came to looks - well, it was as dull as ditchwater, and about as cool as a hot cup of Bovril.
Cor, you'll be telling me there's a Turkish film that isn't as dull as ditchwater next.