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Overview of noun joke

The noun joke has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (10) joke, gag, laugh, jest, jape

(a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point")

2. (1) jest, joke, jocularity

(activity characterized by good humor)

3. (1) antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-on

(a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement)

4. joke

(a triviality not to be taken seriously; "I regarded his campaign for mayor as a joke")

Overview of verb joke

The verb joke has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) joke, jest

(tell a joke; speak humorously; "He often jokes even when he appears serious")

2. (1) joke, jest

(act in a funny or teasing way) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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