bundle of laughs

bundle of laughs

(Something that is) fun, funny, and pleasant. Often used sarcastically to indicate that someone is unpleasant or not enjoyable to be around. A: "Is Mr. Grant always cranky?" B: "Oh, yeah—he's a real bundle of laughs!" I always have so much fun when Katie's around—she's totally a bundle of laughs!
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a barrel/bundle of ˈlaughs

(informal, often ironic) very amusing; a lot of fun: Life hasn’t exactly been a barrel of laughs lately.
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Written by the man behind National Treasure, Jack Thorne, so don't expect a bundle of laughs
EVEN if you've never heard of DCI Banks, a quick look at the publicity shots will tell you it's not exactly a bundle of laughs.
TEESSIDE is in for a bundle of laughs over the next few months - just right for something to look forward to as we plough through the January days.
It's true that he had enjoyed great success as a manager with both Liverpool and Blackburn Rovers and that some players under his command insisted that Kenny in the dressingroom was a bundle of laughs.
uk ROZ LAWS REVIEW The Perfect Murder NEW ALEXANDRA THEATRE, BIRMINGHAM IT'S rare to be able to describe a murder play as a bundle of laughs but there are moments verging on slapstick in this clever story by bestselling author Peter James.
With his major concrete pour to worry about, Ivan Locke is hardly a bundle of laughs but his distinctive Welsh accent will burrow its way into your head for days and visually, Hardy is brilliant, while the excellent voice cast includes Olivia Colman and Sherlock's Andrew Scott.
Stating that his only job is to try his best to be as good as he can be, the British number one said that it should be irrelevant to a player as to whether he is liked or not, adding that he has found it difficult to open up and be a bundle of laughs in press conferences or interviews.
But, to be honest, over the years I have found it difficult to open up and be a bundle of laughs in press conferences or interviews.
Ex-Libertine frontman Carl Barat will present a film on his influential former band (left) Bundle of laughs (left) Marcus Brigstocke and Phil Jupitus
EVEN if you are not familiar with Charlotte Bronte's masterwork, the opening gives you a fair idea that this movie isn't going to be a bundle of laughs.
We don't sit in the dressing room and think this is a bundle of laughs and switch on Neighbours when we are eight down for 100.
WHILE plenty of Scottish headlines have centred on Celtic's season of woe, the campaign has not been a bundle of laughs at Aberdeen either.
I'm sure this must be terribly frustrating for you, Lynne, but I can't imagine it's a bundle of laughs for your husband either.