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Joke

Meanings and phrases

joke

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; gag; laugh; jest; jape
  2. a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement; antic; prank; trick; caper; put-on
  3. activity characterized by good humor; jest; jocularity
  4. a triviality not to be taken seriously

joke

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. tell a joke; speak humorously; jest
  2. act in a funny or teasing way; jest

blue joke

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an indelicate joke; dirty joke; dirty story; blue story

dirty joke

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an indelicate joke; dirty story; blue joke; blue story

ethnic joke

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a joke at the expense of some ethnic group

play a joke on

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. deceive somebody; flim-flam; play tricks; trick; fob; fox; pull a fast one on; play a trick on
  2. subject to a playful hoax or joke; hoax; pull someone's leg

practical joke

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a prank or trick played on a person (especially one intended to make the victim appear foolish)
E.g.
  • Madame Beudet is used to Monsieur Beudet playing a stupid practical joke.
  • After she shows him her hand, Ballinger suggests she is playing a practical joke.
  • It appeared the urging to join the contest was in the nature of a "lark" or practical joke.

sick joke

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a joke in bad taste

take a joke

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. listen to a joke at one's own expense

visual joke

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a joke whose effect is achieved by visual means rather than by speech (as in a movie); sight gag

running joke

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This becomes a running joke in the film.
  • Bunky's crying become a running joke among fans of the series, and Bunky has often acknowledged the jokes.
  • The lyric "Don't quote me on that" was a reference to a running joke at Sound City around the time it was written.
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