sober-sides

sobersides

[soh-ber-sahydz]
noun, plural sobersides. (used with a singular verb) Slang.
a humorless or habitually serious person.

Origin:
1695–1705; sober + side1 + -s3

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sobersides (ˈsəʊbəˌsaɪdz)
 
n
(functioning as singular) a solemn and sedate person
 
'sobersided
 
adj

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