jokey

adjective jok·ey \ ˈjō-kē \
variants: or less commonly joky

Definition of jokey

jokier; jokiest
1 : given to joking
3 : amusingly ridiculous : laughable

jokily

play \ˈjō-kə-lē\ adverb

jokiness

play \ˈjō-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of jokey in a Sentence

  1. the jokey tone of his stories

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First Known Use of jokey

circa 1825

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of jokey for English Language Learners

  • : tending or intended to make people laugh



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