Definition of 'tedious'
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It must get all rather tedious for him. The Sun (2015)It is also one of the most tedious conundrums of business life. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But you have to sit through a long and tedious whimper to get there. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But what a brilliant excuse for losing the thread of a tedious conversation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The tedious tasks we have to do today will be consigned to history. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Surely at least one channel could air something less tedious? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Set a firm time limit for tedious tasks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But there was always something tedious about that. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Though it just may also prove a welcome escape from his tedious job and two unresolved love affairs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But how much time will you spend on what is probably the most tedious job of the year? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Theft or loss of a mobile phone results in the tedious task of trying to rebuild contact books. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Free them from the tedious business of filling in forms to record crime and leave it to the statisticians. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was unbelievably boring and tedious. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is all becoming rather tedious. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The list is long and tedious. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is tedious but essential business. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The rest of the day was a lot like being on any old tedious weight-loss diet. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But this is about as far as it goes, and it is incredibly tedious to read. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Instead of being short and demanding, the exam season is long and tedious. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's a job as tedious as it can be dangerous. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The great and good were planted to ask rather tedious questions about other topics, which they duly did. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Most of the stuff you see in these design ghettos is tedious and boring, like chairs with five legs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Both can turn that most tedious of old rugby clichés on its head; that forwards win matches and backs decide by how much. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You've coped with boring tasks and tedious individuals before, usually by doing the minimum or finding a way to turn those situations into something fun. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'tedious'
British English: tedious ADJECTIVE
If you describe something such as a job, task, or situation as tedious, you mean it is boring and rather frustrating.
Such lists are long and tedious to read.
Definition of tedious from the Collins English Dictionary
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