Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

jokey

[joh-kee]
See more synonyms for jokey on Thesaurus.com
adjective, jok·i·er, jok·i·est.
  1. lacking in seriousness; frivolous: The editorial had an offensively jokey tone for such an important subject.
Show More

Origin of jokey

First recorded in 1815–25; joke + -ey1
Related formsjok·i·ly, adverbjok·i·ness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for jokey

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples

  • They had concluded that this was only one of his jokey gempman's ways.

    V. V.'s Eyes

    Henry Sydnor Harrison


British Dictionary definitions for jokey

jokey

joky

adjective jokier or jokiest
  1. intended as a joke; full of jokes
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012