agelast

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek ἀγέλαστος (agélastos, not laughing), from γελάω (geláō, to laugh).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈeɪd͡ʒə.læst/
  • Hyphenation: age‧last

Noun[edit]

agelast (plural agelasts)

  1. (rare) one who never laughs (especially at jokes); a mirthless person
    Antonyms: cachinnator, hypergelast

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Further reading[edit]

  • Peter Novobatzky & Ammon Shea, "Depraved and Insulting English", Harcourt Inc. 2001 ISBN 0-15-601149-2

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