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sobersides

[soh-ber-sahydz] /ˈsoʊ bərˌsaɪdz/
noun, plural sobersides. (used with a singular verb) Slang.
1.
a humorless or habitually serious person.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; sober + side1 + -s3
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  • In fact the balance between rubes, rakes and sobersides seems to have been kept at parity throughout the period.
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sobersides

/ˈsəʊbəˌsaɪdz/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) a solemn and sedate person
Derived Forms
sobersided, adjective
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