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Adjective
Humorous or flippant
“A joking manner.”
Adjective
Causing or meant to cause laughter
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Intended to provoke or make fun of someone in a playful way
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Treating serious issues with inappropriate humor
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Having a lively or cheerful manner or character
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Clownish behaviour
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The subjection of someone or something to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior
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The quality, fact or aspect of being amusing or funny
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Joking, tricks
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Mischievous or foolish (and typically annoying) behavior
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Activity engaged in for enjoyment and recreation, especially by children
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Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
(usually "joking") Present participle for to tease, typically in a good-natured way
“Relax! I was only joking. Your father hasn't removed you from his will.”
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