Russian English Dictionary

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скучный in English:

1. boring boring


I used to use Twitter, but then found it a bit boring, so I stopped using it.
I told you the concert was going to be boring. Why didn't you believe me?
People often lie about what they did on the weekend, so their friends won't realize how boring they really are.
If it were not for books, life would be boring.
She found the evening boring and uninteresting, in short, a waste of time.
How boring.
Frustrated with the European languages, which he considered "too boring", Christopher Columbus invented "Columbian", a language so complicated that only he could speak it.
He greeted the man, and came back home, to his normal, boring routine.
You're the last person in the world I would like to see cloned; you're boring enough on your own.
As for physical exercise, although I loathe most sports (I think they're really boring), I do like going to the gym to lift weights.
The work required to investigate that is boring and wearisome.
The emotion they gave me was exquisite, but I could not preserve it, nor could I indefinitely repeat it; the most beautiful things in the world finished by boring me.
At the last office I went to I ran out of work after a couple of hours, which made the rest of the day rather boring.
All of Steve's jobs were boring or not well-paid or both.
She's so boring, don't invite her to the party.

English word "скучный"(boring) occurs in sets:

SXA Personality adjectives Russian
lesson2 Character part9

2. dull dull


To me he's no different from a million other dull middle aged men.
dull china
In the kitchen, you're more apt to cut yourself with a dull knife than with a sharp one.
Geometry, about which I know nothing, seems like a very dull subject.
Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.
This club is fearfully dull. The dance floor is empty and the smoking patio is packed.
To equip a dull, respectable person with wings would be but to make a parody of an angel.
If, on the other hand, children are left alone a great deal with nothing to do, they are likely to become dull and unintelligent.
Like air traffic controllers, drone pilots have high‐stress yet often dull and repetitive jobs, mostly surveilling areas for intelligence and potential targets.
It rained all the time we were there so we had a rather dull weekend sitting indoors.
The room around him became crisp, the dull firepit flaring to near blinding brightness.
If you have a dull room, what can you do to brighten it up? If you have a dull room, you can brighten it up by painting it.
dull afternoon/people/colour
Have you ever met someone as dull as he was?
For fear of the newspapers politicians are dull, and at last they are too dull even for the newspapers.