Pronunciation: (bland),[key] —adj.,-er, -est. 1. pleasantly gentle or agreeable: a bland, affable manner. 2. soothing or balmy, as air: a bland southern breeze. 3. nonirritating, as food or medicines: a bland diet. 4. not highly flavored; mild; tasteless: a bland sauce. 5. lacking in special interest, liveliness, individuality, etc.; insipid; dull: a bland young man; a bland situation comedy. 6. unemotional, indifferent, or casual: his bland acknowledgment of guilt.
Pronunciation: (bland),[key] —n. James A(llen), 1854–1911, U.S. songwriter and minstrel performer.