private joke

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of private joke

: a joke only understood by the few people who know what it refers to

Word by Word Definitions

private play
  1. : intended for or restricted to the use of a particular person, group, or class

  2. : belonging to or concerning an individual person, company, or interest

  3. : restricted to the individual or arising independently of others

  1. : one not in public office

  2. : privacy

  3. : private parts

joke play
  1. : something said or done to provoke laughter

  2. : the humorous or ridiculous element in something

  3. : an instance of jesting : kidding

  1. : to make jokes : jest

  2. : to make the object of a joke : kid


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