jokey

[ joh-kee ]
/ ˈdʒoʊ ki /

adjective, jok·i·er, jok·i·est.

lacking in seriousness; frivolous: The editorial had an offensively jokey tone for such an important subject.

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Origin of jokey

First recorded in 1815–25; joke + -ey1

OTHER WORDS FROM jokey

jok·i·ly, adverbjok·i·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for jokey

jokey

joky

/ (ˈdʒəʊkɪ) /

adjective jokier or jokiest

intended as a joke; full of jokes
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