Burrow vs Boring - What's the difference?

burrow | boring |


As nouns the difference between burrow and boring

is that burrow is a tunnel or hole, often as dug by a small creature while boring is a pit or hole which has been d.

As verbs the difference between burrow and boring

is that burrow is to dig a tunnel or hole while boring is .

As an adjective boring is

causing boredom.

burrow

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A tunnel or hole, often as dug by a small creature.
  • * 1922 , (Margery Williams), (The Velveteen Rabbit)
  • But very soon he grew to like it, for the Boy used to talk to him, and made nice tunnels' for him under the bedclothes that he said were like the ' burrows the real rabbits lived in.
  • (mining) A heap or heaps of rubbish or refuse.
  • A mound.
  • An incorporated town.
  • (Webster 1913)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To dig a tunnel or hole.
  • boring

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A pit or hole which has been d.
  • * 1992 , J. Patrick Powers, Construction dewatering: new methods and applications , p. 191:
  • It is common in urban areas that a great many borings exist from prior construction work.
  • Fragments thrown up when something is bored or drilled.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Causing boredom.
  • What a boring film that was!

    Synonyms

    * dull, mind-numbing (colloquial), tedious * See also

    Derived terms

    * *

    Anagrams

    * * ----