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Humorless   Listen
adjective
Humorless  adj.  Destitute of humor.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Humorless" Quotes from Famous Books



... an hour earlier in Los Angeles and Dr. Wallace Fincher was at home. Dane disguised his voice—he did a lot of University Theater work and this kind of thing came to him easily. He listened first to Dr. Fincher's arid, humorless, "Hello. Dr. Fincher speaking." Then he heard the preliminary clicking, just as the FBI man ...
— This is Klon Calling • Walt Sheldon

... blame distributed, there will be a multitude of readers, learned and unlearned, proud and humble, critical and uncritical, who must admit their share. Nevertheless, the righteous wrath inspired by the situation shall not draw us into that dangerous and humorless thing, a general indictment. There are readers aplenty who, to quote Painter once more, find their novels "pleasant to avoyde the griefe of a Winters night and length of Sommers day," and are duly ...
— Definitions • Henry Seidel Canby



Words linked to "Humorless" :   po-faced, unhumorous, humourless, sobersided, humorous, unfunny



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