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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TRANSFER deadline day was as dull as dishwater in Scotland but CSKA Sofia livened things up in Bulgaria by making a shock swoop for Michel Platini.
Particularly as I regard Shakespeare as being as dull as dishwater, and Mervyn does dull extremely effectively.
If the first half was entertaining, the start of the second was as dull as dishwater and the game limped along at a pedestrian pace until the start of the final quarter when Cull kicked his second penalty.
Now that she's starring in a self-penned movie comedy, ``Dirty Love,'' it's clear that McCarthy's wit is as dull as dishwater blond, even when fully unleashed.
A) Well I think EastEnders is as dull as dishwater, I'm not really into things like that I suppose.
Get real, Martina, women's tennis needs a bit of glamour or it would be as dull as dishwater.