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Definition of bland adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (blander, blandest)
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  1. 1with little color, excitement, or interest; without anything to attract attention synonym nondescript bland background music
  2. 2not having a strong or interesting taste a rather bland diet of soup, fish, and bread
  3. 3showing no strong emotions or excitement; not saying anything very interesting a bland smile After the meeting, a bland statement was issued.
noun [uncountable]
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