1.Something said for the sake of exciting a laugh; something witty or sportive (commonly indicating more of hilarity or humor than jest); a jest; a witticism; as, to crack good-natured jokes.
And gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
- Pope.
2.Something not said seriously, or not actually meant; something done in sport.
Inclose whole downs in walls, 't is all a joke.
- Pope.
In joke
in jest; sportively; not meant seriously.
Practical joke
See under Practical.
v. t.1.To make merry with; to make jokes upon; to rally; to banter; as, to joke a comrade.
[imp. & p. p. Joked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Joking.]
v. i.1.To do something for sport, or as a joke; to be merry in words or actions; to jest.
He laughed, shouted, joked, and swore.
- Macaulay.
Noun1.joke - a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at hisown jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"
Synonyms: gag, jape, jest, laugh
2.joke - activity characterized by good humor
Synonyms: jest, jocularity
3.Jokejoke - a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
Synonyms: antic, prank, put-on, trick, caper
4.joke - a triviality not to be taken seriously; "I regarded his campaign for mayor as a joke"
Verb1.joke - tell a joke; speak humorously; "He often jokes even when he appears serious"
Synonyms: jest
2.joke - act in a funny or teasing way
Synonyms: jest
To dream that you are telling a joke, denotes that you are not being taken seriously and as a result you are feeling frustrated. On the other hand, you may not be taking an issue seriously. To hear a joke in your dream, signifies that you are doing something that is either pointless or ridiculous. It may also mean a release from tension that had been bothering you.a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, absurdity, badinage, bagatelle, bauble, be merry with, bean, belly laugh, bibelot, bijouterie, bit, blue story, bon mot, brass farthing, buffoon, burlesque, butt, button, byword, byword of reproach, caricature, cent, chaff, crack, crack a joke, crack wise, curio, derision, dido, dirty joke, dirty story, double entendre, drollery, dupe, ethnic joke, exchange, facetiousness, fair game, farce, farthing, feather, fig, figure of fun, fleabite, fleer at, folderol, fool, fooling, fooling around, fribble, frippery, frolic, fun, funny story, gag, gaud, gazingstock, gewgaw, gibe at, gimcrack, give-and-take, goat, good one, good story, good-natured banter, hair, halfpenny, harmless teasing, haze, hill of beans, howler, humor, humorousness, jape, jestbook, jestingstock, jive, jocoseness, jocularity, jolly, josh, kickshaw, kid, kid around, kidding, kidding around, knickknack, knickknackery, laugh, laughingstock, make a funny, make fun, make fun of, minikin, mock, mockery, molehill, monkey, monkeyshine, needle, panic, parody, peppercorn, persiflage, picayune, pilgarlic, pin, pinch of snuff, pinprick, play, play on words, pleasantry, point, poke fun at, pun, put on, quiz, rag, raillery, rally, rallying, rap, razz, red cent, repartee, rib, rib tickler, ride, ridicule, riot, roast, row of pins, rush, sally, sarcasm, scintillate, scoff at, scream, shit, sick joke, sidesplitter, sight gag, snap, sneeshing, sou, sparkle, sport, stock, story, straw, target, taunt, toy, travesty, trifle, trinket, triviality, tuppence, twit, two cents, twopence, utter a mot, victim, visual joke, waggery, wheeze, whim-wham, wisecrack, wit, witticism, wittiness, wordplay, wow, yak, yarn
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