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humdrum
American English: /ˈhəmˌdrəm/
British English: /ˈhʌmdrʌm/

Translation of humdrum in Spanish:

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • It would be nice to go beyond the usual everyday humdrum routine, I should think.
    • What were you reading when I came to take you away from your usually boring, humdrum life for a time?
    • I used to feel almost trapped by the normal, everyday, humdrum life.

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