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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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I am so mad you would fire that girl, because of one lady mad that she let her kids order the pizza and asked for that joke," one person wrote on the Stafford branch's Facebook.
And as for those who point out that the President's offensive jokes can be overshadowed by the good things he does, Diaz has this to say: ''yun naman talaga ang inaasaahan natin sa kanya, di ba?
Tom Heyes reads some of the jokes from his new book to staff at Southport Hospital
Beyond the few specializing in political humor, this volume would provide valuable insight for those who research culture, public opinion, or state-society relations in any country, and is absolutely essential reading for anyone interested in Mexican politics, if only to be able to repeat the jokes.
What if you are an outsider not a member of a group Well I generally recommend to a speaker presenting to nurses to avoid nursing jokes if the speaker is not a nurse.
Jokes about sex between heterosexual men, he argues, grew up around such same-sex institutions as boarding schools, seminaries, monasteries, and the military (especially the naval service) and the tendencies within these institutions to establish status hierarchies, exacerbated by such modern innovations as long-term imprisonment and class consciousness.
Surely, jokes can he both thermometers and thermostats.
Furthermore, the strength of the response depended on how funny each of the 12 patients found these jokes.
The judges sat through an average of 60 different comedy performances and sifted through more than 3600 minutes of material and 7200 different jokes to find the winners and losers.
A panel of nine comedy critics sifted through more than 3,600 minutes of material to find the winner of the Dave Award for the Funniest Joke of the Fringe.
The point of the joke remains unclear; readers never learn the fate of Richard after he runs screaming from the shop.
She has been studying the oldest joke book in the world to have survived.
1 : something said or done to cause laughter or amusement <They hid his shoes as a joke.
While a joke must contain humour, humour isn't necessarily jokey.
We all have a joke or two up our sleeve and if we're to be completely honest at least one in our repertoire most probably relates to bodily functions.