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He has joked about becoming their chief executive. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The classes are fun and we flirted and joked about getting together. The Sun (2016)My favourite joke is one that a five year old told me. The Sun (2016)We sit together all the time and laugh and joke. The Sun (2016)The team love him too because he has got lots of stories and keeps telling jokes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The jokes were funny ; the observations about single life refreshing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Labour leader makes a rare joke about himself. The Sun (2016)This is a collection of some of the stories, jokes and anecdotes she collected over the years. The Sun (2017)When he's not joking about how old the audience is, anyway. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He said:'It was just a joke which backfired. The Sun (2016)There are loads of funny jokes which makes it better than reading a book. The Sun (2011)My parents said it was just a joke that their friends had made for him. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Those who could get online posted jokes. The Sun (2016)The show is a joke and only joke acts seem to get through. The Sun (2014)The powerlessness of the police in these matters was a joke. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These days the joke is on those drivers who still turn their noses up at the brand. The Sun (2014)We still do normal things together and joke around like any mum and daughter. The Sun (2012)They were laughing and joking and having the time of their lives. The Sun (2007)Herring begins a tour of typically questioning jokes and anecdotes about love. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Heard the one about the joking politician? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Why do they tell us these jokes? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Students give him absurd names and wheel him out for practical jokes and pranks. Arthur Herman THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)Not only are your jokes funny but your opinions on food are hilarious. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Who says he was joking? Times, Sunday Times (2011)

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Translations for 'joke'

British English: joke /dʒəʊk/ NOUN
A joke is something that is said or done to make you laugh, for example a funny story.
He made a joke about it.
  • American English: joke
  • Arabic: نُكْتَةٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: piada
  • Chinese: 笑话
  • Croatian: vic
  • Czech: vtip
  • Danish: vittighed
  • Dutch: grapje
  • European Spanish: broma
  • Finnish: vitsi
  • French: blague
  • German: Witz
  • Greek: αστείο
  • Italian: scherzo
  • Japanese: 冗談
  • Korean: 농담
  • Norwegian: spøk
  • Polish: żart
  • European Portuguese: piada
  • Romanian: glumă
  • Russian: шутка
  • Spanish: broma
  • Swedish: skämt
  • Thai: เรื่องตลก
  • Turkish: şaka
  • Ukrainian: жарт
  • Vietnamese: lời nói đùa
British English: joke /dʒəʊk/ VERB
If you joke, you tell funny stories or say amusing things.
She would joke about her appearance.
  • American English: joke
  • Arabic: يـَمْزَحُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: brincar dizer algo engraçado
  • Chinese: 开玩笑
  • Croatian: šaliti se
  • Czech: vtipkovat
  • Danish: fortælle vittigheder
  • Dutch: grappen maken
  • European Spanish: bromear chiste
  • Finnish: vitsailla
  • French: blaguer
  • German: scherzen
  • Greek: αστειεύομαι
  • Italian: scherzare
  • Japanese: 冗談を言う
  • Korean: 농담하다
  • Norwegian: spøke
  • Polish: zażartować
  • European Portuguese: brincar
  • Romanian: a glumi
  • Russian: шутить
  • Spanish: bromear
  • Swedish: skämta
  • Thai: พูดตลก
  • Turkish: şaka yapmak
  • Ukrainian: жартувати
  • Vietnamese: nói đùa

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