sobersides


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so·ber·sides

 (sō′bər-sīdz′)
pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
A sobersided person.

sobersides

(ˈsəʊbəˌsaɪdz)
n
(functioning as singular) a solemn and sedate person
ˈsoberˌsided adj

so•ber•sides

(ˈsoʊ bərˌsaɪdz)

n., pl. -sides. (used with a sing. v.)
a humorless or habitually serious person.
[1695–1705]
so′ber•sid`ed, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sobersides - a serious and sedate individual
adult, grownup - a fully developed person from maturity onward
Translations

sobersides

[ˈsəʊbəsaɪdz] NSINGpersona f muy reservada

sobersides

n (dated inf)Fadian m (inf)
References in classic literature ?
Look even at Pussy Sobersides, with her dull, sleepy glance, her grave, slow walk, and dignified, prudish airs; who could ever think that once she was the blue-eyed, whirling, scampering, head-over-heels, mad little firework that we call a kitten?
The chairs are now anarchic, wild, tribal--Mad Max let loose in sobersides Martin Place.