how to pronounce bored


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bored is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of bored in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… then i just got bored i just feel like …”

meanings of bored


  1. Perforated by a hole or holes.
  2. Suffering from boredom; mildly annoyed and restless through having nothing to do.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of bore.

bored frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word bored occurs in english on average 24.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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