humdrum

英 ['hʌmdrʌm] 美 ['hʌmdrʌm]
  • adj. 单调的;无聊的
  • n. 单调;乏味
  • vi. 单调令味地进行
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1. probably a reduplication of hum.
humdrum 乏味的,单调的

hum,嗡嗡叫,-drum,由hum杜撰出来的同韵词。引申义乏味的,单调的。

1. Their lives consist of the humdrum activities of everyday existence.
他们的生活由日常生存的平凡活动所构成.

来自《简明英汉词典》

2. Imagination raises a man above the humdrum of life.
想象使人从单调无聊的生活中解脱出来.

来自《现代汉英综合大词典》

3. The accountant said it was the most humdrum day that she had ever passed.
会计师说这是她所度过的最无聊的一天.

来自《简明英汉词典》

4. The new government seemed rather humdrum.
新政府看起来平庸无能。

来自辞典例句

5. It was a narrow, humdrum place.
那是个狭窄 、 枯燥的地方.

来自辞典例句

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