be as dull as dishwater

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be as dull as dishwater

To be very boring or unexciting. This phrase is often used to describe a person. My date with Dave was not great—he is as dull as dishwater. I fell asleep during that movie because it was as dull as dishwater.
See also: dishwater, dull
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Apart from one or two, their Christmas Day programmes were as dull as dishwater.
That's probably why so many of Monday's Premiership matches were as dull as dishwater, coming just two days after a full New Year's Day programme.