- s lacking taste or flavor or tang
a bland diet
- s lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting
a bland little drama
- s smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
- His staff, which includes some of the church's brightest men, is sensitive to every small sign of pleasure or displeasure -- a subtle glance, a pause, a bland word that has accrued .
- But the new network shows of fall 2002 were a creatively timid mass of remakes, bland family comedies and derivative cop dramas.
- In a Senate full of ambitious members, Colorado Republican Wayne Allard is so bland that his critics have dubbed him "Dullard.
- Jonathan Singer in Washington Post
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 MyDD.com.
- George Palmer in Brisbane Times
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".
- Mick Hucknall in Sunderland Echo
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...