Definition of ぼーっと

ぼーっとbo-ttoボーっとBOOttoボーッとBOOttoぼうっとbouttoぼおっとboottoボウッとBOUttoボウっとBOUttoボオッとBOOttoボオっとBOOtto Inflection

adverb / ~する noun:

  • doing nothing; being stupefied; flushingly; abstractedly; dazedly; blankly; dreamily - onomatopoeia
  • dimly; hazily; faintly; vaguely; indistinctly - onomatopoeia


  • with a roar (e.g. flames); with a whoosh - onomatopoeia

Example Sentences

I'm really out of it today. It must be because of my fever.
I lost myself for a moment.
The kid looks blank.
After her first date with Tom, Mary was distracted all day, couldn't concentrate on her classes and didn't feel hungry.
Sorry, I zoned out.

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