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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My early political life of welfare reform and legal aid legislation was not a bundle of laughs, but there is a small part of me that wish we could return.
This is not a bundle of laughs and there are rarely any light moments to break the melancholic tension and if Poldark fans hoping for some period-light hunky drama, they're out of luck.
BUNDLE OF LAUGHS Luka Modric and Croatia celebrate a victory which was tough on Kasper Schmeichel (right)
It's probably why Christmas is often such a bundle of laughs.
It's probably why Christmas is often such a bundle of laughs. And few shows capture this uniquely irritating - and very funny - phenomenon as well as Friday Night Dinner.
Britain during this time was not a bundle of laughs either, as newspapers and political commentators condemned it for being the 'sick man of Europe.
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. The cast have assembled looking as miserable as sin, but don't let that put you off - they're unhappy for a good reason.
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 dressing-room was a bundle of laughs.
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.