Etymology

1. jokingly

adverb. ['ˈdʒoʊkɪŋli'] in jest.

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • joking (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Jokingly

  • accordingly
  • accusingly
  • achingly
  • admiringly
  • agonizingly
  • alarmingly
  • amazingly
  • amusingly
  • appallingly
  • appealingly
  • approvingly
  • astonishingly
  • astoundingly
  • breathtakingly
  • charmingly
  • chillingly
  • compellingly
  • confusingly
  • convincingly
  • correspondingly

Example sentences of the word jokingly


1. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Black is the common color used, as it jokingly refers to a 50-year-old as being near death.

2. Adverb
Locals jokingly term it "Skagway's Golden Gate," since its 300-foot length is stayed by cables.

2. jokingly

adverb. ['ˈdʒoʊkɪŋli'] not seriously.

Synonyms

  • tongue-in-cheek

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • joking (English)
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