Definition of Joke

1. Noun. A humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter. "Even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"


2. Verb. Tell a joke; speak humorously. "He often jokes even when he appears serious"
Exact synonyms: Jest
Generic synonyms: Communicate, Intercommunicate
Specialized synonyms: Gag, Quip, Arse Around, Fool, Fool Around, Horse Around, Pun
Derivative terms: Jest, Jest, Jester, Joker
Also: Jest At

3. Noun. Activity characterized by good humor.
Exact synonyms: Jest, Jocularity
Generic synonyms: Diversion, Recreation
Specialized synonyms: Drollery, Waggery, Leg-pull, Leg-pulling, Pleasantry
Derivative terms: Jest, Jest, Jocular, Jocular, Jokester

4. Verb. Act in a funny or teasing way.
Exact synonyms: Jest
Generic synonyms: Act, Behave, Do
Specialized synonyms: Antic, Clown, Clown Around
Derivative terms: Jest, Jest, Jester, Joker

5. Noun. A ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement.
Exact synonyms: Antic, Caper, Prank, Put-on, Trick
Generic synonyms: Diversion, Recreation
Specialized synonyms: Dirty Trick, Practical Joke
Derivative terms: Antic, Antic, Jokester, Prankster, Trickster

6. Noun. A triviality not to be taken seriously. "I regarded his campaign for mayor as a joke"

Definition of Joke

1. n. 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.

2. v. t. To make merry with; to make jokes upon; to rally; to banter; as, to joke a comrade.

3. v. i. To do something for sport, or as a joke; to be merry in words or actions; to jest.

Definition of Joke

1. Noun. An amusing story. ¹

2. Noun. Something said or done for amusement. ¹

3. Noun. (figuratively) A worthless thing or person. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To do or say something for humourous amusement rather than seriously. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Joke

1. to say something amusing [v JOKED, JOKING, JOKES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Joke

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