verb (used without object), joked, jok·ing.
verb (used with object), joked, jok·ing.
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Origin of joke
synonym study for joke
OTHER WORDS FROM joke
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Example sentences from the Web for joke
So, no, I might’ve said something slick, but I wasn’t cracking jokes all day, I don’t think.
Almost a decade ago, my step-siblings bought a pair for me and my partner as a joke.The Most Practical Outdoor Dining Outfit Is a Snuggie|Jaya Saxena|February 9, 2021|Eater
“I do the standard eyeroll and the older the joke the bigger the eyeroll,” Monica wrote.Habit forming: Here are some of the quirks that make these readers unique|John Kelly|February 7, 2021|Washington Post
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“We just drug around there and told jokes all the way down,” he said.Vietnam-era draftees may recall inoculations without needles. They were fast.|John Kelly|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
Policemen on the show joke about prison riots, bomb threats, and the shooting of unarmed civilians.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A running joke inside the tribe is that the group is like that club with a hundred people waiting outside to get in.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And that was well before this Christmas, when he appeared to joke about Obama being a Muslim.How James Woods Became Obama’s Biggest Twitter Troll|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Within a concentration camp, would someone make a joke about the number, the tattooed number?Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Anyone willing to threaten war over a joke is clearly not playing with a full deck.The Sony Hack and America’s Craven Capitulation To Terror|David Keyes|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The patriarchal decree of the government was a good deal of a joke on the plains, anyway—except when you were caught defying it!Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Mr. Crow was rocking back and forth on his perch, for a joke—on anybody except himself—always delighted him.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
Well, thinks I, this is no joke sure, at this lick I'll have family enuff to do me in a few years.
"I don't think that's a very good joke," said the disappointed little boy.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
The king, by way of joke, desired the earl to personate him, and ordered the petitioner to be admitted.
British Dictionary definitions for joke
Derived forms of jokejokingly, adverb
Word Origin for joke
Idioms and Phrases with joke
see crack a joke; dirty joke; no joke; sick joke; standing joke; take a joke.