A thing that someone says to cause amusement or laughter, esp. a story with a funny punchline
she was in a mood to tell jokes
A trick played on someone for fun
A person or thing that is ridiculously inadequate
the transportation system is a joke
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"
tell a joke; speak humorously; "He often jokes even when he appears serious"
jest: activity characterized by good humor
act in a funny or teasing way
antic: a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
a triviality not to be taken seriously; "I regarded his campaign for mayor as a joke"
A joke is a question, short story, or depiction of a situation made with the intent of being humorous. To achieve this end, jokes may employ irony, sarcasm, word play and other devices. Jokes may have a punchline that will end the sentence to make it humorous.
Joke (or Jokes) is a given name, a short form of the female Johanneke (variant of Johanna) or the male Johannes, and may refer to: *Joke Jay, German electronic DJ and artist *Joke Kleijweg (born 1962), Dutch long-distance runner
*Joke van Beusekom (born 1952), Dutch badminton player
*Joke Waller ...
"Joke" is a comedy sketch written and performed by English comedians Rowan Atkinson and Richard Curtis. It was performed live during Atkinson's 1980 tour of the United Kingdom. ...
The Joke (Žert) is Milan Kundera's first novel, originally published in 1967.
Music Choice has confirmed that The Joke will be Lifehouse's fourth single off the band's fourth studio album Who We Are. This has been confirmed since the music video has been added to their setlist for the week of May 26, 2008.
(Jokes (film)) Jokes is an unfinished three-part film by Harmony Korine.
An amusing story; Something said or done for amusement; A worthless thing or person; To do or say something for humourous amusement rather than seriously
(jokes) this sense?) (slang) Really good
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(Jokes) A formal document has no room for these. So better use it in your other works, perhaps on your literary pieces.
(Jokes) A rich collection of riddles based on word play tickle the funny bone while building a child's awareness of language.
(Jokes) Grotesque example of a boy born with a golden screw where his navel should have been. Searching for a cure to this anomaly he finds a doctor whose magic potion sends him to sleep. Upon waking the golden screw has disappeared. Delighted, he jumps out of bed and his ass falls of. ...
(Jokes) are performed either in a staged situation in front of an audience, or informally for the entertainment of participants and onlookers.
(Jokes) in Rethinking Popular Culture: Contemporary Perspectives in Cultural Studies (1975); edited by Chandra Mukerji and Michael Schudson
Jokes are funny because of the element of truth contained in them. In dreams, we may access our own sarcasm or humor about our circumstances. However, we may have characters in our dreams that make jokes that we do not find at all amusing. ...
humorous oral narrrative that varies in length.
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a device for expressing humor that employs a setup which contains a target assumption to misdirect the audience into accepting a bogus 1st story; and a punch which contains areinterpretation which creates a 2nd story that shatters the target assumption.