Definition of 'harmless'
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While most sightings are regarded as relatively harmless some have been far more sinister. The Sun (2016)It all sounds harmless enough. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Do not allow him to brush it off under the guise of a little harmless flirting. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The term sounds harmless enough but its origins are possibly not quite so innocent. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But clearly faked anger about something relatively harmless is easier for an audience to laugh along to. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Urban exploration is a relatively harmless hobby. The Sun (2012)These fools think it is harmless fun. The Sun (2008)What seems like harmless flirty fun to you is filling her with anxiety. The Sun (2013)But they reckon without an apparently harmless little old lady coming between them and the loot. The Sun (2008)In the last year the credit controller has been quizzed twice by cops about his harmless hobby. The Sun (2008)It was a kick in the teeth for me but he insists it was harmless fun. The Sun (2009)The photos might seem like harmless fun but it shows how accepted that is. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The accident with the bike rider had been relatively harmless. POSITIVELY FEARLESS: Breaking free of the fears that hold you back (2001)It is just a bit of harmless fun. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Dry eyes can be caused by a number of relatively harmless things. Times, Sunday Times (2007)These biographical insights are harmless enough. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Here, homeopathy ceases to be a harmless joke. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This can be a harmless cyst or something more sinister - so it needs checking. The Sun (2009)In its milder forms, celebrity worship amounts to little more than harmless entertainment. MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)It may well turn out to be something harmless, like irritable bowel syndrome. The Sun (2009)He is a decent enough chap, if a little harmless. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I am not one to object to any harmless pleasure. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Many of them would roll up on a Sunday to be told from the pulpit that their harmless pleasures would send them straight to hell. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'harmless'
British English: harmless /ˈhɑːmlɪs/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is harmless does not have any bad effects.
This experiment is harmless to the animals.
- American English: harmless
- Arabic: غَيْرُ مُؤذِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: inofensivo
- Chinese: 无害的
- Croatian: bezopasan
- Czech: neškodný
- Danish: harmløs
- Dutch: onschadelijk
- European Spanish: inofensivo
- Finnish: harmiton
- French: inoffensif
- German: harmlos
- Greek: ακίνδυνος
- Italian: innocuo
- Japanese: 無害な
- Korean: 무해한
- Norwegian: ufarlig
- Polish: nieszkodliwy
- European Portuguese: inofensivo
- Romanian: inofensiv
- Russian: безвредный
- Spanish: inofensivo
- Swedish: oförarglig
- Thai: ไม่มีอันตราย
- Turkish: zararsız
- Ukrainian: безпечний
- Vietnamese: vô hại
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