Definition Of bore

verb

(of a person) carry.

he was bearing a tray of brimming glasses

a person whose talk or behavior is dull and uninteresting.

a crashing bore who tells the same old jokes over and over

a steep-fronted wave caused by the meeting of two tides or by the constriction of a tide rushing up a narrow estuary.

The largest bores occur on 25 days a year, in the morning and evening, with biggest bores on tides over 32’.

endure (an ordeal or difficulty).

she bore the pain stoically

give birth to (a child).

she bore six daughters


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Example Of bore

  • a crashing bore who tells the same old jokes over and over

  • A hole will be dug at one point and the workers will continue to bore a tunnel at a safe depth.

  • At a deeper level, it seems to me that he is a world-class crashing bore .

  • At some point he armed himself with a 12- bore pump action shotgun which was capable of holding up to 5 cartridges, and loaded the gun.

  • At the risk of being a complete bore I feel a strong urge to recount our recent experience as a babysitting tag-team.


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