Definition of agelast in English:

agelast

noun

literary
  • A person who never laughs; one who has no sense of humour.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in George Meredith (1828–1909), novelist and poet. From Middle French agelaste person who never laughs from ancient Greek ἀγέλαστος not laughing from ἀ- + γελασ-, stem (also seen in γελαστός laughable, γελαστής laugher) of γελᾶν to laugh + -τος, suffix forming verbal adjectives.

Pronunciation:

agelast

/ˈadʒɪlast/