see also: Boring
  • IPA: /ˈbɔːɹɪŋ/

boring (plural borings)

  1. A pit or hole which has been bore#Verb|bored.
    • 1992, J. Patrick Powers, Construction dewatering: new methods and applications, p. 191:
      It is common in urban areas that a great many borings exist from prior construction work.
  2. Fragments thrown up when something is bored or drilled.
  3. Any organism that bores into a hard surface
  1. present participle of bore#English|bore


  1. Causing boredom; unable to engage or hold the interest.
    What a boring film that was! I almost fell asleep.
  2. Used, or designed to be used, to drill holes.
    boring equipment
  3. Capable of penetrating; piercing.
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Proper noun
  1. Surname
  2. An unincorporated community in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.
  3. An unincorporated community in Clackamas County, Oregon.
  4. An unincorporated community in Sullivan County, Tennessee.

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