bore

Part of speech:

Imp. Of BEAR, v.

Part of speech: verb

To make a hole in; pierce; perforate; tire; weary; annoy.

Part of speech: noun

A hole made by boring; the interior diameter, as of a firearm.

Part of speech: noun

A tiresome person; an annoyance.

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Usage examples "bore":

  1. I shall bore you. - "Winding Paths", Gertrude Page.
  2. It bore the likeness of Walter Butler. - "The Reckoning", Robert W. Chambers.
  3. It all seems to be a bore and a trouble. - "Phineas Redux", Anthony Trollope.