Definition of boring :
1. A hole made by boring.
2. of Bore
3. The act or process of one who, or that which, bores; as, the boring of cannon; the boring of piles and ship timbers by certain marine mollusks.
4. The chips or fragments made by boring.
sluggish, oil production, deadening, thudding, dense, ho-hum, windy, softened, muffled, long-winded, stuffy, drear, irksome, weary, dumb, muted, verbose, obtuse, slow, weariful, excite, leaden, dim, wordy
boring (part of speech: verb)
prosaic, wearying, annoying, tiresome, sedating, humdrum, commonplace, uninteresting, insipid, depressing, wearisome, dry, monotonous, dreary, fatiguing, tiring, tranquilizing, dull, dulling, tedious, mundane
perforating (part of speech: verb)
- I'm afraid I'm boring you, Nora, though you're too kind to say so. - "John Bull's Other Island", George Bernard Shaw.
- He had stepped closer now, his eyes boring into Gregg's as if he were trying to read his mind. - "Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman", F. Hopkinson Smith.
- He had a sullen frown on his face, and he fixed his glance on Frank as though his eyes were boring him through and through to discover the missing diamond bracelet. - "The Boys of Bellwood School", Frank V. Webster.