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    joke

    joke - Dictionary definition and meaning for word joke

    Definition
    (noun) a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
    Synonyms : gag , jape , jest , laugh
    Example Sentence
    • he told a very funny joke
    • he knows a million gags
    • thanks for the laugh
    • he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest
    • even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point
    Definition
    (noun) activity characterized by good humor
    Synonyms : jest , jocularity
    Definition
    (noun) a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
    Synonyms : antic , caper , prank , put-on , trick
    Definition
    (noun) a triviality not to be taken seriously
    Example Sentence
    • I regarded his campaign for mayor as a joke
    Definition
    (verb) tell a joke; speak humorously
    Synonyms : jest
    Example Sentence
    • He often jokes even when he appears serious
    Definition
    (verb) act in a funny or teasing way
    Synonyms : jest
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