Definitions for joke

Definitions for (noun) joke

Main entry: prank, put-on, caper, trick, antic, joke

Definition: a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

Main entry: joke, jest, jocularity

Definition: activity characterized by good humor

Main entry: joke

Definition: a triviality not to be taken seriously

Usage: I regarded his campaign for mayor as a joke

Main entry: gag, jape, jest, laugh, joke

Definition: a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter

Usage: 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

Definitions for (verb) joke

Main entry: jest, joke

Definition: act in a funny or teasing way

Main entry: jest, joke

Definition: tell a joke; speak humorously

Usage: He often jokes even when he appears serious

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