Video: pronunciation of 'tiresome'
People think that being old is tiresome. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The histrionics can get a bit tiresome and you wonder why they put themselves up for it. The Sun (2015)But just as many probably find him really tiresome. The Sun (2013)This need to ape what other channels do is getting rather tiresome. The Sun (2012)But the battles are very frequent and it soon becomes a bit tiresome and slows the whole game down. The Sun (2012)Frankly, that got tiresome after a bit. Christianity Today (2000)Don't you find it tiresome always having to be conscious of your appearance? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Instead of sitting in tiresome queues, just fly over them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It all sounds rather tiresome (why make up a slum when you can have a real one? Times, Sunday Times (2007)I fear that his comments serve only to lengthen already tiresome lift queues. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I can see life becoming a bit tiresome for him if he doesn't. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But after four steps, it's all a bit tiresome. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There have been many similar tricks, and the Germans find them extremely tiresome. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The professors, for their part, were beginning to find it all rather tiresome. CHRISTINA QUEEN OF SWEDEN: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric (2004)With men I find this tiresome. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A bit tiresome, maybe, but not a hanging offence. The Sun (2006)Yet he had long since decided that these country house visits were, as often as not, a tiresome duty rather than a pleasure. DISRAELI: A Personal History (2004)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， tiresome 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: tiresome ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone or something as tiresome, you mean that you find them irritating or boring.
...the tiresome old lady next door.
tiresome 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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