Definition of Lacklustre

1. Adjective. Lacking brilliance or vitality. "A lusterless performance"

Exact synonyms: Lackluster, Lusterless, Lustreless
Similar to: Dull



2. Adjective. Lacking luster or shine. "Lusterless hair"
Exact synonyms: Lackluster, Lusterless, Lustreless
Similar to: Dull
Derivative terms: Lusterlessness, Lustrelessness

Definition of Lacklustre

1. Adjective. (British) (alternative spelling of lackluster) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lacklustre

lackers
lackest
lacketh
lackey
lackeyed
lackeying
lackeys
lacking
lacking(p)
lackland
lacklands
lackluster
lacklusterly
lacklusterness
lacklusters
lacklustre (current term)
lacklustrely
lacklustreness
lacks
lacmus
lacmuses
laconian
laconic
laconical
laconically
laconicism
laconicisms
laconicum
laconism
laconisms

Literary usage of Lacklustre

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1. Oecd Economic Surveys: Norway 2007 by Oecd (2007)
"Since Norwegians are rich and getting richer, and not only because of petroleum exports, it could be argued that lacklustre performance in innovation is not ..."

2. London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"... who is in need of these useful articles : lacklustre, wanting brightness. ... looking on it with lacklustre eye, Says very wisely, 11 is ten o'clock. ..."

3. OECD Economic Surveys: Sweden by Publishing Oecd Publishing (2005)
"The productivity gains have partly been undone by a lacklustre labour market The main disappointment when it comes to economic performance has been the ..."

4. Oecd Economic Surveys: United Kingdom by OECD. (2005)
"While the United Kingdom has moved from last to third position among the G7 in terms of GDP per capita, this has much to do with the lacklustre performance ..."

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