dreary
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈdɹɪɹi/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈdɹɪəɹi/
Adjective

dreary (comparative drearier, superlative dreariest)

  1. Drab; dark, colorless, or cheerless.
    It had rained for three days straight, and the dreary weather dragged the townspeople's spirits down.
    Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary...
  2. (obsolete) Grievous, dire; appalling.
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