What does the word tedious mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Tediousness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Tediously.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Wearisome; slow.

Usage examples for tedious

  1. But his manner was so tedious that the King cried out, " Stop! – McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader by William Holmes McGuffey
  2. The waggon and horses had not yet been sent back, but the onward march was slow and tedious, and passing through the country of the Batonga, it took five days' toilsome march before the tent was pitched on a bend of the Suave river. – The Ruined Cities of Zululand by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
  3. " I told you it was a tedious place," said Joanna. – Joanna Godden by Sheila Kaye-Smith