[ dad johk ]
/ ˈdæd ˌdʒoʊk /
a corny and generally unfunny joke reminiscent of the types of remarks made by middle-aged or elderly fathers to their children: You don’t have to have children to tell awful dad jokes.
Origin of dad joke
First recorded in 1985–90
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