joke


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Synonyms for joke

Synonyms for joke

words or actions intended to excite laughter or amusement

something or someone uproariously funny or absurd

an object of amusement or laughter

to make jokes; behave playfully

to tease or mock good-humoredly

Synonyms for joke

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She never ceased to laugh and chatter, to hop about and play practical jokes, until Mm.
Sancho took the word out of his mouth and went on, "Nay, let them come and try their jokes on the country bumpkin, for it's about as likely I'll stand them as that it's now midnight
His hunting was always successful; he was ever ready to render any assistance in the camp or on the march; while his jokes, his antics, and the very cut of his countenance, so full of whim and comicality, kept every one in good-humor.
Still his wit was never frozen, nor his sunshiny temper beclouded; and his innumerable antics and practical jokes, while they quickened the circulation of his own blood, kept his companions in high good-humor.
But the king loved his practical jokes, and took pleasure in forcing Hop-Frog to drink and (as the king called it)'to be merry.
The other Horners who were standing by roared with laughter and seemed to like their Chief's joke as much as he did.
You might make a joke on THAT,' said the little voice close to her ear: 'something about "you WOULD if you could," you know.
He was lazy, peevish, and a bon-vivant; the appearance of a lady frightened him beyond measure; hence it was but seldom that he joined the paternal circle in Russell Square, where there was plenty of gaiety, and where the jokes of his good-natured old father frightened his amour- propre.
She looked at Kitty, thinking how and when she would stand with Count Siniavin in Kitty's place, and how she would remind him then of his joke today.
says Penelope, clasping her hands, "don't joke about this.
Pullet; "let him joke while he's got health and strength.
But I don't care, I don't mind the terms -- I'd be willing to stand a thousand such jokes to have you here.
He made one or two little jokes, but she took them quite seriously.
I shall leave masterpieces alone and do hack-work - jokes, paragraphs, feature articles, humorous verse, and society verse - all the rot for which there seems so much demand.
He is the type that gives rise to the jokes in the funny papers.