jejune meaning, jejune definition | English Cobuild dictionary

Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images
Collins

jejune

  
1       adj   If you describe something or someone as jejune, you are criticizing them for being very simple and unsophisticated.  
FORMAL, disapproval   They were of great service in correcting my jejune generalizations.     
2       adj   If you describe something or someone as jejune, you mean they are dull and boring.  
OLD-FASHIONED   We knew we were in for a pretty long, jejune evening.     
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
Collins

jejune

  
1    childish, immature, juvenile, naive, pointless, puerile, senseless, silly, simple, unsophisticated  
2    banal, colourless, dry, dull, inane, insipid, prosaic, uninteresting, vapid, wishy-washy     (informal)  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

See also:

June, jungle, junkie, jetliner

Add your entry in the Collaborative Dictionary.

Advertising