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Definition of joke:

  1. Something not said seriously, or not actually meant; something done in sport.
  2. Something said for the sake of exciting a laugh; something witty or sportive ( commonly indicating more of hilarity or humor than jest); a jest; a witticism; as, to crack good- natured jokes.
  3. To do something for sport, or as a joke; to be merry in words or actions; to jest.
  4. To make merry with; to make jokes upon; to rally; to banter; as, to joke a comrade.
  5. To show mirth, satisfaction, or derision, by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face, particularly of the mouth, causing a lighting up of the face and eyes, and usually accompanied by the emission of explosive or chuckling sounds from the chest and throat; to indulge in laughter.


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