in-joke

noun \ ˈin-ˌjōk , -ˈjōk \

Definition of in-joke

: a joke for or about a select group of people

First Known Use of in-joke

1964


IN-JOKE Defined for English Language Learners

in-joke

noun

Definition of in-joke for English Language Learners

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


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