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adjective harmless pronunciation in British English /ˈhɑː(r)mləs/
  1. 1
    not causing any harm
    Their wrestling was just harmless fun.
    You can hold the snake: it’s harmless.
    harmless to: Most of these bugs are harmless to us.
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  2. 2
    not likely to upset people or to cause problems
    She seems harmless enough to me.
    Was it harmless flirtation or sexual harassment?
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