What does the word humdrum mean?

Usage examples for humdrum

  1. Oh, I don't think humdrum is the right word,- they're just serious- minded. – Patty's Suitors by Carolyn Wells
  2. She who had been surrounded by dulness all her life, mild affections, stagnant minds, an easy, humdrum attachment which had all the external features of indifference,- it brought a curious elation to her mind to see that her boy was capable of this flaming and glowing passion. – A Country Gentleman and his Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant