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joke

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of joke

  1. 1 something said or done to cause laughter he was known for his hilarious jokes Synonyms of joke boff (or boffo), boffola, crack, drollery, funny, gag, giggle [chiefly British], jape, jest, josh, laugh, nifty, one-liner, pleasantry, quip, rib, sally, waggery, wisecrack, witticism, yuk (or yuck also yak or yock) [slang] Words Related to joke funning, joking, wisecracking; knee-slapper, panic [slang], riot, scream, thigh-slapper; antic, buffoonery, caper, leg-pull, monkeyshine(s), practical joke, prank, trick; burlesque, caricature, lampoon, mock, mockery, parody, put-on, riff; banter, kidding, persiflage, raillery, repartee; drollness, facetiousness, funniness, hilariousness, humorousness; comedy, humor, wit, wordplay

  2. 2 a poor, insincere, or insulting imitation of something her rendition of the national anthem is a joke Synonyms of joke caricature, cartoon, farce, mockery, parody, sham, travestyWords Related to joke burlesque, comedy; lampoon, takeoff; counterfeit, fake, feigning, forgery, hoax, humbug, knockoff, phony (also phoney), pretense (or pretence), sham, simulationNear Antonyms of joke homage, tribute

  3. 3 a person or thing that is made fun of having lost his looks and his voice years ago, these days he's just a show business joke and fodder for late-night comedy Synonyms of joke butt, derision, jest, laughingstock, mark, mock, mockery, sport, targetWords Related to joke chump, dupe, fall guy, fool, gull, monkey, pigeon, sap, sucker, victimNear Antonyms of joke darling, favorite, pet


joke

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of joke

  1. 1 to make jokes he was known for his ability to joke about his lack of anything resembling a social life Synonyms of joke banter, chaff, fool, fun, gag, jape, jest, jive, jolly, josh, kid, quip, wisecrack, yuk (or yuck) [slang] Words Related to joke gibe (or jibe), haze, jeer, mock, rag, rally, razz, rib, ridicule, tease; caricature, lampoon, parody, satirize; amuse, divert, entertain Phrases crack wise

  2. 2 to make fun of in a good-natured way oh, don't get offended, I was just joking you Synonyms of joke chaff, jive, tease, josh, kid, rally, razz, rib, ride, roastWords Related to joke banter; fool, fun, string along; jest, quip, wisecrack; gag, jape, jolly, yuk (or yuck) [slang]



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