bland bland  /b ˈlænd/


  1. (adj) lacking taste or flavor or tang
  2. (adj) lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting
  3. (adj) smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication


  1. But the new network shows of fall 2002 were a creatively timid mass of remakes, bland family comedies and derivative cop dramas.
  2. There's the Wikipedia, which has absorbed a lot of the energy that used to go into individual, expressive websites, into one bland, master description of reality.
  3. It's midafternoon, and they are, of course, tired, but even so their presence adds a jangly, hormonal buzz to the bland, institutional setting.


  1. Mentors needed for new program focusing on fathers returning from prison

    CARES Mentoring Fathers Program is working with inmates from the Bland Correctional Center Many dads will celebrate Father's Day behind the walls of a prison. And some will soon be heading home.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WDBJ 7 Roanoke

  2. Princeton, and Bland students turn tassels

    Bland High School seniors talk amongst themselves before the start of the 2013 graduation ceremony at Bland High School Saturday. Thirty-eight students received their diplomas during the event.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Bluefield Daily Telegraph

  3. Bland Reflects on Win, Looks Ahead

    Local insurance agent Percy Bland is gearing up to lead the Queen City for the next four years.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: WTOK-TV Meridian


  1. "It's almost worse than putting up (conservative comedian) Dennis Miller or someone, because at least that would start a debate ...... rather than someone who's just so bland," said Jonathan Singer, a blogger at the liberal
    on Apr 21, 2007 By: Jonathan Singer Source: Washington Post

  2. The court was presented with what Justice Palmer described as "a bland, run of the mill application, not opposed by the liquidator or ASIC and having nothing remarkable about it so that it should be granted almost as a matter of course".
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: George Palmer Source: Brisbane Times

  3. Hucknall said: "I've just recorded an album that is a tribute to Bobby Bland, a blues and R&B artist. It's a solo project and I've really enjoyed it so much that I feel the time has come now to just put a book-end to the story and the album Stay...
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: Mick Hucknall Source: Sunderland Echo

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