Definition of joking apart
—used to introduce a serious statement that follows a humorous statement It looks like this is a job for Superman! But joking apart, this is a serious problem and we're going to need help.
Word by Word Definitions
: something said or done to provoke laughter
: a brief oral narrative with a climactic humorous twist
: the humorous or ridiculous element in something
: to make jokes : jest
: to make the object of a joke : kid
: at a little distance
: away from one another in space or time
: as a separate unit : independently
: separate, isolated
: holding different opinions : divided
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