Lackluster Lack"lus`ter, Lacklustre Lack"lus`tre a. 1. Wanting luster or brightness. ``Lackluster eye.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Lacking spirit, liveliness, or enthusiasm; dull. [PJC]

3. Mediocre; as, a lackluster performance. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • lacklustre — British English spelling of LACKLUSTER (Cf. lackluster) (q.v.); for spelling, see RE (Cf. re) …   Etymology dictionary

  • lacklustre — (US lackluster) ► ADJECTIVE 1) lacking in vitality, force, or conviction. 2) not shining; dull …   English terms dictionary

  • lacklustre — lack|lus|tre BrE lackluster AmE [ˈlækˌlʌstə US ər] adj 1.) not exciting, impressive etc = ↑dull ▪ a lacklustre performance 2.) not shining = ↑dull ▪ lacklustre hair …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lacklustre — BrE lackluster AmE adjective not very exciting, impressive etc; dull: a lacklustre performance | lacklustre hair …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Lacklustre — Lackluster Lack lus ter, Lacklustre Lack lus tre, n. A lack of luster. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lacklustre — adj. Lacklustre/lackluster is used with these nouns: ↑display, ↑performance, ↑showing …   Collocations dictionary

  • lacklustre — [[t]læ̱klʌstə(r)[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe something or someone as lacklustre, you mean that they are not exciting or energetic. He has already been blamed for his party s lackluster performance during the election campaign. (in AM, use… …   English dictionary

  • lacklustre — UK [ˈlækˌlʌstə(r)] / US [ˈlækˌlʌstər] adjective not lively, exciting, or impressive The coach criticized his team s lacklustre performance …   English dictionary

  • lacklustre — chiefly British variant of lackluster …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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