(someone) is bored

When you are "bored" it means that you don't have anything fun or interesting to do. You're not having fun. You might get bored when:

  • you're talking to someone who's not very interesting
  • you're working on some work that you've already done many times before
  • you're waiting in the waiting room at a doctor's office for a long time

When someone says that they "are bored" they are complaining.

A: Mom, I'm bored.

B: Stop complaining!

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