verb (used without object), joked, jok·ing.
verb (used with object), joked, jok·ing.
Words nearby joke
Origin of joke
SYNONYMS FOR joke
OTHER WORDS FROM joke
Examples from the Web for jokingly
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 jokingly
Derived forms of jokejokingly, adverb
Word Origin for joke
Idioms and Phrases with jokingly
see crack a joke; dirty joke; no joke; sick joke; standing joke; take a joke.