can take a joke

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Definition of can take a joke

: to not mind when other people make jokes about one I'm not offended. I can take a joke.

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“Can take a joke.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/can%20take%20a%20joke. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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