sobersides

[ soh-ber-sahydz ]
/ ˈsoʊ bərˌsaɪdz /

noun, plural so·ber·sides. (used with a singular verb) Slang.

a humorless or habitually serious person.

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Origin of sobersides

First recorded in 1695–1705; sober + side1 + -s3
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British Dictionary definitions for sobersides

sobersides
/ (ˈsəʊbəˌsaɪdz) /

noun

(functioning as singular) a solemn and sedate person

Derived forms of sobersides

sobersided, adjective
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