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Synonyms of bore in English:


  • 1 the movie bored us
    stultify, pall on, stupefy, weary, tire, fatigue, send to sleep, leave cold;
    bore to death, bore to tears
    informal turn off
  • 2 bore a hole in the ceiling
    drill, pierce, perforate, puncture, punch, cut;
    tunnel, burrow, mine, dig, gouge, sink
  • noun

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  • 1 you can be such a bore
    tedious person/thing, tiresome person/thing, dull person/thing, yawn, bother, nuisance, wet blanket
    informal drag, buzzkill
  • Quote

    The secret of being a bore … is to tell everything.
    Voltaire, French philosopher

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