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
Example sentences from the Web for joke
Sound of Colleagues was, like Pigeon’s Calm Office sound, supposed to be a joke at first.People who really miss the office are listening to its sounds at home|Tanya Basu|September 10, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Yes, he’s doing the same “unusual headline of the day” jokes as everybody else, but he’s also much more willing to get suddenly, viscerally angry, and when he does, the show crackles.One Good Thing: Stephen Colbert is looser, funnier, and angrier in quarantine|Emily VanDerWerff|September 4, 2020|Vox
Basically, brands can seem like they are trying to get in on a joke they are unaware of — or they might be, or become, the joke.‘A different language’: Why venturing into meme-based marketing can be risky for brands|Kristina Monllos|August 28, 2020|Digiday
Rhodes, who is 72, plans to retire at the end of August and jokes that “half the people here collect a Social Security check.”
Which is sort of a joke, but every middle road comes with compromises.
I jokingly asked him how he got the award: “Did you dress up like Lady Gaga in Damascus?”How Aasif Mandvi Became Jon Stewart’s Favorite Jihadi|Dean Obeidallah|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As al-Baghdadi was released, he jokingly told one of these commanders that he would see him in New York.
De Blasio then jokingly imagined aloud a news item; “Bill De Blasio named a library book today as police commissioner.”
Bloomberg then topped it all off by jokingly suggesting that Central Park could be named after him.New York City Mayoral Race Looks Wonderfully Like Democracy at Its Best|Michael Daly|September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Well, Winfrey (jokingly) revealed to Jimmy Kimmel that she really may have such a disorder.Oprah Winfrey’s Fabulous ‘Butler’ Press Tour: The Best Moments (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|August 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But he could talk about it jokingly now, although Sister was inclined to snivel a little over his danger.Hiram The Young Farmer|Burbank L. Todd
While we were waiting Moses jokingly inquired of me, "Do you wish you were in Chicago?"Looking Back|Merrick Abner Richardson
She had often asked me to come over to England, and pass a few weeks with them, and I had jokingly replied that I would.Valerie|Frederick Marryat
I jokingly said: "There is no fear;" and he took his departure.The Mapleson Memoirs, vol I|James H. Mapleson
"You're being shadowed by the police," said the other, jokingly.The Mystery of Murray Davenport|Robert Neilson Stephens
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.