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Synonyms for joke
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. joke, gag, laugh, jest, jape(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    prank, muzzle, caper, trick, antic, jest, gag, laughter, jocularity, laugh, put-on, jape

  2. jest, joke, jocularity(noun)

    activity characterized by good humor

    Synonyms:
    prank, caper, trick, antic, jest, gag, jocosity, jocundity, jocularity, laugh, put-on, jape

  3. antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-on(noun)

    a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

    Synonyms:
    pasquinade, put-on, thaumaturgy, gag, john, sendup, deception, legerdemain, magic trick, parody, job, jest, capriole, fraud, whoremaster, clowning, takeoff, caper, mockery, humbug, charade, frivolity, jape, jocularity, play, buffoonery, romp, fraudulence, fast one, dupery, trick, illusion, magic, lampoon, harlequinade, antic, hoax, travesty, whoremonger, laugh, gambol, frolic, burlesque, spoof, conjuring trick, prank, japery, conjuration

  4. joke(verb)

    a triviality not to be taken seriously

    "I regarded his campaign for mayor as a joke"

    Synonyms:
    prank, caper, trick, antic, jest, gag, jocularity, laugh, put-on, jape

  5. joke, jest(verb)

    tell a joke; speak humorously

    "He often jokes even when he appears serious"

    Synonyms:
    jest

  6. joke, jest(verb)

    act in a funny or teasing way

    Synonyms:
    jest

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. joke

    Wit is the quick perception of unusual or commonly unperceived analogies or relations between things apparently unrelated, and has been said to depend upon a union of surprise and pleasure; it depends certainly on the production of a diverting, entertaining, or merrymaking surprise. The analogies with which wit plays are often superficial or artificial; humor deals with real analogies of an amusing or entertaining kind, or with traits of character that are seen to have a comical side as soon as brought to view. Wit is keen, sudden, brief, and sometimes severe; humor is deep, thoughtful, sustained, and always kindly. Pleasantry is lighter and less vivid than wit. Fun denotes the merry results produced by wit and humor, or by any fortuitous occasion of mirth, and is pronounced and often hilarious.

    Synonyms:
    banter, burlesque, drollery, facetiousness, fun, humor, jest, jocularity, playfulness, pleasantry, raillery, waggery, waggishness, wit, witticism

    Antonyms:
    dulness, gravity, seriousness, sobriety, solemnity, stolidity, stupidity

Editors Contribution

  1. yukking

    Submitted by anonymous on January 26, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. joke(n.)

    Synonyms:
    jest, quip, quirk, crank, witticism, sally, JEU D'ESPRIT

  2. joke(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    jest, crack a joke, perpetrate a joke

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. joke(n)

    Synonyms:
    jest, witticism, jocosity, sally, jeu d'esprit, quip, quirk, joe miller

  2. joke(v)

    Synonyms:
    rally, banter, jest

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How to use joke in a sentence?

  1. George Bernard Shaw:

    My way of joking is to tell the truth. It is the funniest joke in the world.

  2. Greg Loeb:

    If you're eating fresh produce, you're eating bugs, sometimes we entomologists joke that, hey, Cornell University's just a little bit more protein.

  3. Janvier Chouteu-Chando:

    Life is a mighty joke that is not meant to be funny.”

  4. Bette Davis:

    The act of sex, gratifying as it may be, is God's joke on humanity. It is man's last desperate stand at superintendency.

  5. Cara Viramontes:

    Everyone I show, they laugh and think it’s a joke, no one can believe a company as credible as Expedia would ever do something like this.

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