in–joke

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noun \ˈin-ˌjōk, -ˈjōk\

Definition of in–joke

  1. :  a joke for or about a select group of people

1964

First Known Use of in–joke

1964


IN–JOKE Defined for English Language Learners

in–joke

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noun \ˈin-ˌjōk, -ˈjōk\

Definition of in–joke for English Language Learners

  • : a joke that is only understood by a particular group of people

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not embarrassed or apologetic

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