Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word bore. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in bore.
Definitions and meaning of bore
(General American) IPA(key): /bɔɹ/
(Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /bɔː/
(rhotic, without the horse–hoarse merger) IPA(key): /bo(ː)ɹ/
(non-rhotic, without the horse–hoarse merger) IPA(key): /boə/
Homophones: boar, Bohr, boor(accents with the pour–poor merger)
From Middle Englishboren, from Old Englishborian(“to pierce”), from Proto-Germanic*burōną. Compare Danishbore, Norwegian Bokmålbore, Dutchboren, Germanbohren, Old Norsebora. Cognate with Latinforō(“to bore, to pierce”), Latinferiō(“strike, cut”) and Albanianbirë(“hole”). Sense of wearying may come from a figurative use such as "to bore the ears"; compare German drillen.
bore (third-person singular simple presentbores, present participleboring, simple past and past participlebored)
(transitive) To inspire boredom in somebody.
1881, Thomas Carlyle, Reminiscences
[…] used to come and bore me at rare intervals.
(transitive) To make a hole through something.
(intransitive) To make a hole with, or as if with, a boring instrument; to cut a circular hole by the rotary motion of a tool.
(transitive) To form or enlarge (something) by means of a boring instrument or apparatus.
1862, Thaddeus William Harris, A Treatise on Some of the Insects Injurious to Vegetation
short but very powerful jaws, by means whereof the insect can bore[…] a cylindrical passage through the most solid wood
(transitive) To make (a passage) by laborious effort, as in boring; to force a narrow and difficult passage through.
(intransitive) To be pierced or penetrated by an instrument that cuts as it turns.
(intransitive) To push forward in a certain direction with laborious effort.
They take their flight […]boring to the west.
(of a horse) To shoot out the nose or toss it in the air.
(Can we find and add a quotation of Crabb to this entry?)
(obsolete) To fool; to trick.
(make a hole through something): see also Thesaurus:make a hole
(to make a hole):borer
(to inspire boredom):bored, boredom, boring
A hole drilled or milled through something, or (by extension) its diameter.
The tunnel inside of a gun's barrel through which the bullet travels when fired, or (by extension) its diameter.
A tool, such as an auger, for making a hole by boring.
A capped well drilled to tap artesian water. The place where the well exists.
One who inspires boredom or lack of interest; an uninteresting person.
Something dull or uninteresting
1871, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Passages from the French and Italian Notebooks
It is as great a bore as to hear a poet read his own verses.
See also Thesaurus:bore
From Middle English*bore, bare, a borrowing from Old Norsebára(“billow, wave”). Cognate with Icelandicbára, Faroesebára.
A sudden and rapid flow of tide occuring in certain rivers and estuaries which rolls up as a wave.
simple past tense of bear
(now colloquial, nonstandard)past participle of bear
Bero, Boer, Ebor, Ebro, robe
From Proto-Celtic*bāregos(“morning”). Compare Bretonbeure, Old Irishbáireach and Old Irishbárach, whence i mbáireach and i mbárach(“tomorrow”), modern Irishamáireach (Munster, Connaught) and Irishamárach (Donegal).
vocative singular of bor("pine wood"):
vocative singular of bor("boron"):
(archaic) singular present subjunctive of boren
boer, Ebro, robe, ober
Coined by Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac and Louis Jacques Thénard in 1808, from the same root but independently of Englishboron.
“bore” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
orbe, robe, robé
A back-formation from boren; reinforced by Old Norsebora.
A bore, hole, puncture or indentation.
A gap, cavity or piercing.
(rare, euphemistic) The anus; the asshole.
Scots: bore, boir
“bōre, n.(1).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-07-22.
Alternative form of boryn
Alternative form of bor
From Old Norsebora
bore (imperativebor, present tenseborer, simple past and past participleboraorboret, present participleborende)
to bore or drill(make a hole through something)
“bore” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
past participle of bera
From Proto-Celtic*bāregos(“morning”). Compare Bretonbeure, Old Irishbárach (whence i mbárach(“tomorrow”), modern Irish amáireach and amárach).
(North Wales, standard, colloquial) IPA(key): /ˈbɔrɛ/