out of humor
phrasal out of sorts

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Out of humor — Humor Hu mor, n. [OE. humour, OF. humor, umor, F. humeur, L. humor, umor, moisture, fluid, fr. humere, umere, to be moist. See {Humid}.] [Written also {humour}.] 1. Moisture, especially, the moisture or fluid of animal bodies, as the chyle, lymph …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out of humor — ► out of humor in a bad mood. Main Entry: ↑humor …   English terms dictionary

  • out of humor — index petulant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • out of humor — Synonyms and related words: acid, angry, beefing, bellyaching, bitching, caustic, cheerless, complaining, complaintful, corrosive, crabbing, crabby, cranky, croaking, disappointed, discontented, disgruntled, displeased, dissatisfied, envious,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • out of humor — adverb : in a bad humor : out of sorts * * * in a bad mood …   Useful english dictionary

  • out of humor — Irritated, ruffled, vexed, angry, sullen, peevish, out of temper, out of tune …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • out of humor — idi dissatisfied; cross …   From formal English to slang

  • put out of humor — index irritate, provoke Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • out of sorts — Synonyms and related words: acid, ailing, angry, bad, below par, caustic, cheerless, corrosive, critically ill, discontented, down, faint, faintish, feeling awful, feeling evil, feeling faint, feeling something terrible, grim, humorless, ill, in… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • out of joint — phrasal 1. a. of a bone : having the head slipped from its socket b. : being out of adjustment or harmony : being at odds : unsuitable, inconsistent production costs are now entirely out of joint with retail prices Jack Morpurgo …   Useful english dictionary

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