a barrel of laughs

noun phrase

Definition of a barrel of laughs

informal
: someone or something that is very funny often used in negative statements or in an ironic way to describe someone or something that is not really funny Several people have lost their jobs recently, so the office isn't exactly a barrel of laughs these days.

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“A barrel of laughs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20barrel%20of%20laughs. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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