Joe Miller

Joe Mil·ler | \-ˈmilə(r)\

Definition of Joe Miller 

1 : a book of jokes

2 : joke especially : a stale joke

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History and Etymology for Joe Miller

from Joe Miller's Jest-book (1739), a collection of jokes by John Mottley †1750 English writer, after Joe Miller †1738 English comedian

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to reject or criticize sharply

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