dull as dishwater

dull as dishwater
see dull
II (as) dull as dishwater
extremely dull

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(as) dull as dishwater
US informal : very boring or dull
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Main Entry:dishwater
(as) dull as dishwater — see dishwater
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Main Entry:dull

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