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joking

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

marked by or expressive of mild or good-natured teasing
  • grinned and gave him a joking nudge with my elbow

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joking

noun

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joking

verb
present participle of joke

Synonyms of joking (Entry 3 of 3)

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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“Joking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/joking. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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