humourless

adj.
Humourless/humorless is used with these nouns: ↑laugh, ↑smile

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • humourless — (Brit.) hu·mour·less || hjuːmÉ™(r)lɪs adj. lacking humor (also humorless) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • humourless — [[t]hju͟ːmə(r)ləs[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you accuse someone of being humourless, you mean that they are very serious about everything and do not find things amusing. He was a straight faced, humourless character. Syn: solemn (in AM, use …   English dictionary

  • humourless — UK [ˈhjuːmə(r)ləs] / US [ˈhjumərləs] adjective a) unable to see when something is funny, usually because of being too serious b) a humourless smile or laugh expresses no pleasure …   English dictionary

  • humourless — humour (US humor) ► NOUN 1) the quality of being amusing or comic. 2) a state of mind: her good humour vanished. 3) (also cardinal humour) historical each of four fluids of the body (blood, phlegm, yellow bile or choler, and black bile or… …   English terms dictionary

  • humourless — hu|mour|less BrE humorless AmE [ˈhju:mələs US ˈhju:mər ,ˈju: ] adj too serious and not able to laugh at things that other people think are funny >humourlessly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • humourless — hu|mour|less [ hjumərləs ] the British spelling of humorless …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • humourless — adjective too serious and not able to laugh at things that other people think are amusing humourlessly adverb humourlessness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • humourless — [ˈhjuːmələs] adj unable to see when something is funny, or showing that you do not think that something is funny …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • humourless — adjective lacking humor it was a humorless wink; a wink of warning Truman Capote • Syn: ↑humorless, ↑unhumorous • Ant: ↑humorous (for: ↑humorless) …   Useful english dictionary

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