a dry sense of humor

A person with a "dry" sense of humor often says funny things with a serious, calm expression. They don't smile, laugh, or make silly faces. Here's an example in a sentence:

She has a dry sense of humor.

Some people really like a dry sense of humor; other people don't understand it very well. it can be either positive or negative to say that someone has a "dry" sense of humor.

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