German translation of 'dour'
Example Sentences Including 'dour'
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It transpires that this rather dour, irascible man was quite a showman when it came to telling a story.The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
His set was a rather more dour affair.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
I find this painting rather gloomy and dour.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
In fact they are surprisingly serious, almost dour.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Love You would expect her to be a rather dour woman, obsessed with death.The Sun (2009)
She makes dubstep, a genre sometimes deathly serious and dour, seem like fun.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Belgium, unscathed in an agreeable group, have been dour rather than exciting and their principal asset may be their defensive capability.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But then came his rather dour appearance at last Friday's media engagements.The Sun (2012)
He is a dour stayer and is unexposed over marathon distances.The Sun (2012)
He is a dour stayer so the step up to 4m should suit.The Sun (2013)
He made a promising chase debut at Newbury and has always looked a dour stayer so this extra distance suits.The Sun (2015)
He said: 'It is a bit dour and that is a bit surprising given the amount of money spent on players who must have been in demand.The Sun (2015)
He's a dour stayer but would probably prefer softer ground and this is a rise in class.The Sun (2016)
It was a poor game, strewn with errors and a dour affair.The Sun (2012)
It was a pretty dour affair.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The testing ground is ideal for this dour stayer.The Sun (2010)
This dour stayer has been running well in some of the better marathon races this season.The Sun (2013)
This dour stayer was touched off in the Cesarewitch.The Sun (2016)
This sounds a bit dour but you've got to enjoy that side of it as well.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
But can it be done in dour old Dundee?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
But the show is also a bit dour and static.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
HELL hath no fury like a lower-league striker given the freedom of the airwaves after a dour 0-0 draw in an athletics stadium.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
I have always seen him as a bit uptight and dour.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Modern football managers tend to the dour and serious.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Used Occasionally. dour is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: dour ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone as dour, you mean that they are very serious and unfriendly.
...a dour, taciturn man.
Translation of dour from the Collins English to German Dictionary