joke definition

  • noun:
    • some thing said or done to stimulate laughter or amusement, especially an amusing tale with a punch range.
    • A mischievous technique; a prank.
    • An amusing or ludicrous event or scenario.
    • Informal One thing not to ever be taken really; a triviality: The accident ended up being no laughing matter.
    • Informal An object of entertainment or laughter; a laughingstock: their loud wrap ended up being the joke of the office.
    • An amusing story.
    • One thing said or done for entertainment.
    • the primary cause or primary problem, especially an urgent one
    • A worthless thing or individual.
    • Something said in the interests of exciting a laugh; one thing witty or sportive (commonly indicating more of hilarity or humor than jest); a jest; a witticism.
    • some thing not stated seriously, or perhaps not in fact meant; some thing carried out in sport.
    • some thing said or done with regard to interesting laughter; some amusing or sportive comment or act; a jest; in addition, jesting; raillery.
    • Something maybe not real, or to no function; what is not in earnest or in fact meant; an illusion.
    • Synonyms See jest.
    • a triviality never to be used really
    • a humorous anecdote or remark intended to trigger laughter
    • a ludicrous or grotesque act done for enjoyable and enjoyment
    • task described as great laughter
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to share with or play jokes; jest.
    • To talk in fun; be facetious.
    • doing some thing for sport, or as a joke; become merry in terms or actions; to jest.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to help make enjoyable of; tease.
    • to create merry with; in order to make jokes upon; to rally; to banter.
  • verb:
    • to accomplish or say some thing for humourous amusement rather than seriously.
    • tell bull crap; speak humorously
    • work in a funny or teasing method
  • others:
    • To jest; make merry about something.
    • To throw jokes at; make merry with; rally: as, to joke a man about his love-affairs.

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