bored silly

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bored silly

Extremely bored to the point of distraction, frustration, or irritation. I was bored silly listening to that lecture this afternoon.
See also: bore, silly

bored silly

 and bored to distraction; bored stiff; bored to death; bored to tears
very bored; extremely dull and uninteresting (Usually an exaggeration.) I was bored silly at the lecture. The dull speaker left me bored to distraction. I am bored to tears. Let's go home.
See also: bore, silly
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It might have been a good way of making money but, honestly, we'd have got bored stiff.
He was supposed to accompany me everywhere I went, but fortunately got bored stiff after half a day and disappeared.
Living down south, I took them to Arsenal, Chelsea - it was silent and they were bored stiff.
The mum-of-three whined recently saying that though she would be bored stiff without her hubby, she won't be going as their kids' too would have their school going on.
In sum, the general public is already bored stiff, impatient, and agitated with the PDAF which will be prolonged and aggravated should the Supreme Court suddenly declare the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) as constitutional.
Wayne has appeared in many North East productions, such as Ride a White Swan, The Machine Gunners, Bored Stiff, Worlds Apart, Riot, Cuddy's Miles and Alf Ramsey Knew My Grandfather, as well as Middlesbrough-set gangster film Thugs, Mugs and Dogs.
This makes perfect sense since one of the key reasons for young people going off the rails is simply that they are bored stiff and have little or nothing to do.
Finally, same realization that they'd be farther ahead working overtime, but bored stiff.
But, on the other hand, with any normal marketing strategy you and your whole team are bored stiff with a marketing strategy long before it begins to make an impact on those people you want to reach.
I was bored stiff of singer/ songwriters and wanted to find something fresh.
In the midnight hour when everything got sour everyone / lost their power and we sat back bored stiff for hours.
Poll workers were reportedly bored stiff Tuesday, with so little to do at the sparsely attended polling stations.
four gangsters smoke cigarettes, bored stiff behind the foggy windows of
I'm sure they've played twice as many matches as everyone else and the players must be bored stiff lazing on a beach with a rum punch in their hands.