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- adj. Without flavour.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. same as flavorless.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lacking taste or flavor or tang
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But seriously, it’s just another example of copier fade: endless replications of the same biff-boff will result in flavourless pap that eventually nobody will want to consume, however numb their palate has become.
One of these, a starter listed as snails and crubeens, which should be little fritters of gooey braised pig's trotter, was a salty, sticky, unpleasant mess of chewy snails and flavourless deep-fried cubes.
Eating that wilted, flavourless lump of doughy bread was the last thing I wanted to do.
Take her last movie, for instance, the Cruiser-snoozer Knight And Day from odourless, flavourless hack James Mangold I'd need two columns to convey the full strength of my loathing for that man's oeuvre.
Stubborn and fiercely intelligent, Mosca is a lover of words and has been starved of them since the death of her intellectual father, subsisting "on workaday terms, snub and flavourless as potatoes".
The worst of it is his dialogue: grey, flavourless exchanges that take up a lot of space in the thick volume without doing anything other than filling that space, or moving the plots along—not, as it might be, characterizing or differentiating the speakers, or adding their own atmosphere or poetry.
But I am not going to pay $6 for a few flavourless raspberries.
The New York strip was dense, flavourless and unrested.
I've just ripped out the wimpy, flavourless original opening paragraphs and replaced them with something far more robust.
It is a slimy gelatinous flavourless thing which can carry other flavours to you.
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