joke

Definitions:

  • Something said or done to evoke laughter or amusement, especially an amusing story with a punch line.
  • A mischievous trick; a prank.
  • Something that is of ludicrously poor quality.
  • None
  • Something not to be taken seriously; a triviality.
  • An object of amusement or laughter; a laughingstock.
  • To tell or play jokes; jest.
  • To speak in fun; be facetious.
  • To say or write as a joke.
  • To jest; make merry about something.
  • To cast jokes at; make merry with; rally: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="joke">joke</internalXref> a man about his love-affairs.
  • Something said or done for the sake of exciting laughter; some witty or sportive remark or act; a jest; also, jesting; raillery.
  • Something not real, or to no purpose; what is not in earnest or actually meant; an illusion.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> See <internalXref urlencoded="jest">jest</internalXref>.
  • To make merry with; to make jokes upon; to rally; to banter.
  • Something said for the sake of exciting a laugh; something witty or sportive (commonly indicating more of hilarity or humor than <ex>jest</ex>); a jest; a witticism.
  • Something not said seriously, or not actually meant; something done in sport.
  • in jest; sportively; not meant seriously.
  • See under <er>Practical</er>.
  • To do something for sport, or as a joke; to be merry in words or actions; to jest.
  • An amusing story.
  • Something said or done for amusement.
  • The root cause or main issue, especially an unexpected one
  • A <xref>worthless</xref> thing or person.
  • To do or say something for humourous amusement rather than seriously.
  • a triviality not to be taken seriously
  • a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
  • a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
  • tell a joke; speak humorously
  • act in a funny or teasing way
  • activity characterized by good humor
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