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jokes

noun
plural of joke

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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 a poor, insincere, or insulting imitation of something
  • her rendition of the national anthem is a joke

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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

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jokes

verb
present tense third-person singular of joke

Synonyms of jokes (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make jokes
  • he was known for his ability to joke about his lack of anything resembling a social life

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2 to make fun of in a good-natured way
  • oh, don't get offended, I was just joking you

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“Jokes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jokes. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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