Hum-drum



[huhm-druhm] /ˈhʌmˌdrʌm/

adjective
1.
lacking variety; boring; dull:
a humdrum existence.
noun
2.
humdrum character or routine; monotony.
3.
monotonous or tedious talk.
4.
Archaic. a dull, boring person.
/ˈhʌmˌdrʌm/
adjective
1.
ordinary; dull
noun
2.
a monotonous routine, task, or person
adj.

also humdrum, “routine, monotonous,” 1550s, probably a reduplication of hum.

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