droning droning  /d ˈroʊ nɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an unchanging intonation

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The business case for going green is increasingly clear, even without Al Gore droning on and on and on about it: where green goes, so goes the bottom line.
  2. The droning thing became visible very high up in the sky.
  3. It couldn't be more droning or less dramatic.

News

  1. Stream Heliotropes' Sumptuous Psych-Rock Opus 'A Constant Sea'

    Heliotropes' debut album may be titled  A Constant Sea , but this Brooklyn foursome is too busy navigating messy comedowns to worry about waves. The psych-rock collective's first full-length is 12 tracks of stoner rock madness — all fuzz freakouts, bluesy droning, and existential introspection...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Spin

  2. 2013 Nissan Altima 2.5 Long-Term Update 2

    The consistency of the engine's droning noise gets me every time.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: MotorTrend

Quotes

  1. "Vuvuzelas droning like a swarm of angry bees," says Darren Fletcher on 5 live.
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Darren Fletcher Source: Irish Independent

  2. "I'm told I was just dreadful. I was flat, I was droning, I was down," Hinch said. "I should have known because . . . I'd have a 15-minute sleep before I went on air. It wasn't until I saw the photos and I think a Channel 7 news broadcast. I...
    on Aug 3, 2007 By: Derryn Hinch Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "I don't know if I'm the only one who found excruciating this constant droning that was going on. They were blowing these trumpet-looking horns and it never ended. It was like you're being attacked by a swarm of locusts for 90 consecutive minutes....
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Mike Greenberg Source: New Zealand Herald

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