humourless


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Adj.1.humourless - lacking humorhumourless - lacking humor; "it was a humorless wink; a wink of warning"- Truman Capote

humourless

adjective serious, intense, solemn, straight, dry, dour, unfunny, po-faced, unsmiling, heavy-going, unamused, unamusing He was a straight-faced, humourless character.
Translations

humourless

humorless (US) [ˈhjuːməlɪs] ADJ [person] → arisco; [joke] → sin gracia

humourless

[ˈhjuːmərləs] humorless (US) adj (= solemn) [person] → dépourvu(e) d'humour

humourless

, (US) humorless
adjhumorlos, ohne jeden Humor; speech, laugh, book etc alsotrocken

humourless

humorless (Am) [ˈhjuːməlɪs] adjprivo/a di umorismo
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Sadly, for the vast majority of this typically murky, macho and humourless opener, we were indoors - rather than experiencing the great outdoors of our muchfilmed city.
I have been called many things in my life - and I do mean many - in all the different forms of the English language, but po-faced and humourless is a first and as for political correctness, well I think that my record stands for itself.
Denzel Washington and Antoine Fuqua, who made such a splash with 2001's Training Day, re-team for an absurdly violent but humourless and surprisingly dull action thriller, loosely based on the Edward Woodward TV series that ran in the 1980s.
His detractors, humourless, curmudgeonly over his wealthy background, were probably speechless when he pulled their legs by announcing the PS50,000 he'd received in child benefits since his first child's birth hadn't bought a single nappy, "(It went) on 10 halfdecent ski holidays", he wrote.
AN all-star cast wrestle with a poor Coen brothers script in this humourless caper con movie.
THERE seems to be a core section of the population who believe that those who criticised the London Olympics are simply humourless miserable lefties who want to make a great sporting occasion into a political football.
It shows a dictatorial, prudish and humourless side of much Labour opinion.
WE'RE a nation of "politically correct" humourless killjoys, apparently.
Simon Welsh, you're obviously from the league of super sensitive humourless people.
Premier's cunning ruse was to get members of the public doing its dirty work by filming their own versions of the same humourless Oxo script--you know, like that YouTube the kids all love, but with its spirit of iconoclasm and non-conformity subbed for corporate-backed irony.
Or will he simply come across as pofaced and humourless in the face of Jonathan's saucy banter?
Saffron is a quirky, impulsive child who would drive a humourless teacher crazy