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Noun
Something said to cause amusement or laughter
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“He laughed at what he thought was a funny joke or, to be exact, his funny joke.”
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A trick played on someone for fun
“I thought she was playing a joke on me at first, but she wasn't.”
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Someone or something that is inadequate and made fun of
“Ryan Jensen would turn what was once a highly popular franchise into a complete joke during the short time that he was in charge.”
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A person who is made fun of due to an apparent lack of intellect
“Due to his penchant for acting like a petulant child, many considered Jenk to be nothing more than a joke.”
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A person or thing that is the object of ridicule or criticism
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Senseless talk or writing
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So often repeated as to have grown tiresome or ineffective
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Amusing anecdote, joke
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An impressively large or varied display of something
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Humorous moment
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The practice of deception
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A clever or amusing scheme, idea, or trick
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Verb
To talk humorously or flippantly (about something or someone)
“Never a complainer, she would joke about her increasing infirmities, and any sadness about this was always mitigated by laughter.”
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(usually "joking") To tease, typically in a good-natured way
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“Relax! I was only joking. Your father hasn't removed you from his will.”
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To behave or act in a jocular manner
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To engage in boisterous behavior, typically designed to attract attention
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