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adjective as in dull, boring, or routine; so-so

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There was Carol White, a ho-hum homemaker who finds herself besieged by multiple chemical sensitivity in Safe.

Lily Allen explained away the poor sales and ho-hum critical reception to Sheezus by…basically blaming other people.

The summer of music may have started with a ho-hum and largely stayed there.

The ho-hum ‘Super Fun Night,’ however, turns out to be a nightmare, says Kevin Fallon.

If it is, Obama will win, even if the economy is ho-hum, and the political scientists will have four years to figure out why.

The gentleman sat staring straight before him, and after a long time he stretched himself and said: "Ho—hum!"

Brand name of one of those mild little red Baby Goudas that make you say "Ho-hum."

Of course, it isn't really necessary to utter the 'hi-ho-hum!'


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On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ho-hum, such as: boring, dull, routine, so-so, banal, and bland.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.