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Bored appears in the following tongue twisters:

  • How many boards
    Could the Mongols hoard
    If the Mongol hordes got bored?
    (from the comic Calvin & Hobbes, by Bill Waterson)
  • Bill had a billboard, Bill also had a board bill. The billboard bored Bill so Bill sold the billboard to pay for the board bill. 

Bored appears in the following pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • Bored? Craving a pub quiz fix? Why, just come to the Royal Oak! (Used to advertise a pub quiz in Bowness-on-Windermere; 47 letters)
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Bored appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • But at Embarcadero, bored, a crab met a tub.
  • Goddesses, bored now, assess a wonder-obsessed dog.
  • "Strap mixers to bored art trade robots," Rex imparts.
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Definition of the adjective bored

What does bored mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. tired of the world
    • examples: bored with life | strolled through the museum with a bored air
    • synonym of bored: world-weary
    • similar: tired
  2. uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence
    • example: the bored gaze of the successful film star
    • synonym of bored: blase
    • similar: uninterested

Alternative definition of the adjective bored


  1. suffering from boredom
  2. uninterested, without attention
  3. perforated by a hole or holes through bioerosion

Definition of the verb bored

What does bored mean as a doing word?


  1. past of bore


Bored a.k.a. Bored! is a musical group.


  1. "Bored" è un singolo promozionale del gruppo musicale Deftones, estratto dal primo album in studio Adrenaline e pubblicato nel 1995.
  2. "Bored" is a musical album of Tanya Chua.
    • released in (16 years ago)
  3. "Bored" is a musical single of Destroy All Monsters.
    • released in (36 years ago)
  4. "Bored" is a composition.


  1. BORED a.k.a. UVM Bored is a group of University of Vermont students who are in the know about all the cool things happening on and off campus, love UVM, living in Burlington and spreading the word about fun stuff to do. Created in 1996, the The UVM BORED events calendar has gone through many incarnations, from a weekly phone message to the website it is today. At that time, the Student Life office heard from students that they were “bored”, even though there were lots of great things happening on campus and in Burlington. Utilizing the ‘new’ Internet, the BORED calendar was started. Since then technology has changed and so has the look and feel of the site. Today the calendar is a frequent stop for students and burlington-ites looking for information on what's happening in the area; as are the organization's active social media platforms.
  2. Bored is a cataloged instance, musical recording.

Phrases with Bored

  1. Bored Out of One's Mind
  2. Bored Out of One's Brains
  3. To Bored

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Bored

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Google previewCreative Reading (2017)

Reading Makes a Man by Squadron Leader (DR) Pravin Bhatia

Being bored means we are living poorly. It is a problem of existence. Half the sins of mankind are caused by it. Life becomes a misery due to what we omit than what we do. Reading to Stun Some of us read to stun people. Chapter 1 Why do ...

Google previewEncyclopedia [containing] illustrations, descriptions and prices of ... well sinking ... pumping, irrigating and hoisting machinery ... Chapman's air water lifting systems, gasoline, gas and steam engines, boilers, etc. ... (1900)

by American Well Works (Aurora, Ill.)

It includes steel bored cylinder, coupling, shoe, check and plunger valves, rod coupling, screen and reducer for seating check valve. The valves are Chapman's patent tubular well valves. The cylinder screws to the bottom of the well pipe and ...

Google previewColour Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

by Oxford Dictionaries,

bore1 verb ( bores, boring, bored) make a hole in something with a drill or other tool. •noun the hollow part inside a gun barrel or other tube. bore2 noun a dull person or activity.

Google previewDictionary Of Civil Engineering (1992)

by John S. Scott

bored pile, b. cast-in- place/cast-in- situ pile A pile formed by pouring concrete into a hole formed in the ground, usually containing some light reinforcement. They can now be made 1.25 ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

(bores, boring, bored) make a hole in something with a drill or other tool.

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Quotes about Bored

tire of to await
await what else
time elapsing off hand
without result
dried mucus
is true
I do not do the something
only searching word
without meaning (Prasetya Utama)
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Scrabble value of B3O1R1E1D2

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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