To live a quiet life; eschew excitement: Fewer distractions, fewer parties, fewer people. ”I need to dull out for a year” (1980s+)
- Dull roar
noun a relatively quiet situation; a calmer situation Usage Note informal noun A relatively quiet situation; a calmer situation: checkers game kept to a dull roar
[duhlz-vil] /ˈdʌlz vɪl/ noun, Slang. 1. something boring or dull: That movie was strictly dullsville. /ˈdʌlzvɪl/ noun (slang) 1. a thing, place, or activity that is boring or dull 2. the state of being bored adjective Very dull; tedious; dragsville: a dullsville wimp (1960+) Related Terms -sville
- Dull tool
noun phrase An ineffective person; dead one, loser (1700+)
[duhl-wit-id] /ˈdʌlˈwɪt ɪd/ adjective 1. mentally slow; stupid.