For the record: A bloody toe for a ballerina is like a bruise for a boxer: ho-hum.
The ho-hum ‘Super Fun Night,’ however, turns out to be a nightmare, says Kevin Fallon.
The summer of music may have started with a ho-hum and largely stayed there.
expression of boredom, by 1906. As an adjective, by 1956.
Unexciting; mediocre; dull: ho-hum sex and the dregs of countless six-packs/ After a ho-hum second quarter, stocks have perked up (1960s+)interjection
An expression of boredom (1924+)noun
Boring matter; dull tripe (1960s+)verb
To be bored with; be indifferent to: On the other hand, we shouldn't ho-hum the situation (1960s+)