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josh

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verb \ˈjäsh\

Simple Definition of josh

  • : to talk to someone in a friendly and joking way

Full Definition of josh

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to engage in banter :  joke

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to tease good-naturedly :  kid

josh·er noun

Examples of josh

  1. Don't take him seriously. He's just joshing.

  2. <don't get all hot and bothered! I'm just joshing you>



Origin of josh

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1845


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josh

noun

Definition of josh

  1. :  a good-humored joke :  jest



Examples of josh

  1. <a close-knit family constantly exchanging lighthearted joshes at the dinner table>



1878

First Known Use of josh

1878


Josh

abbreviation

Definition of Josh




JOSH Defined for Kids

josh

play
verb \ˈjäsh\

Definition of josh

joshedjosh·ing

  1. :  to make humorous remarks or tease in a good-natured way





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