Übersetzung von “joke” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


noun countablejoke /dʒoʊk/
sth funny you say or do to make people laugh
plaisanterie feminine , blague feminine

a good joke
une bonne blague

We took all his clothes as a joke.
Nous lui avons pris tous ses vêtements pour plaisanter.
tell/crack a joke
raconter une blague

He told a few jokes for the cameras.
Il raconta quelques blagues pour les caméras.
take a joke
to be able to laugh when a joke is about you
goûter la plaisanterie

Stop whining - can't you take a joke?
Arrête de geindre, ne peux-tu pas goûter la plaisanterie ?
sth of poor quality, or sb who is not good at sth
plaisanterie feminine

My chemistry class is a joke.
Mon cours de chimie est une plaisanterie.
no joke
(of a situation) serious, unpleasant, or difficult
pas matière à plaisanterie

The cold temperatures are no joke.
Les températures froides ne sont pas matière à plaisanterie.


verb intransitivejoke /dʒoʊk/
=kid; to say things in a funny way
plaisanter , blaguer

He was talking and joking with his friends.
Il discutait et plaisantait avec ses amis.

He joked that his singing sounded slightly better than a cat fight.
Il plaisanta sur le fait que sa façon de chanter sonnait à peine mieux qu'une bagarre de chats.
just/only joking
indicates sth is not meant to be serious
juste pour rire

Don't get mad - I was just joking.
Ne te fâche pas, je plaisantais.

(Übersetzung von “joke” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /dʒəuk/

anything said or done to cause laughter

He told/made the old joke about the elephant in the refrigerator
He dressed up as a ghost for a joke
He played a joke on us and dressed up as a ghost.

something that causes laughter or amusement

The children thought it a huge joke when the cat stole the fish.
joker noun

in a pack of playing-cards, an extra card (usually having a picture of a jester) used in some games.

There are special rules governing how the joker is used.

a person who enjoys telling jokes, playing tricks etc.

Vinnie was always the class joker.
jokingly adverb

en plaisantant
He looked out at the rain and jokingly suggested a walk.
it’s no joke

it is a serious or worrying matter

ce n’est pas drôle
It’s no joke when water gets into the petrol tank.
joking apart/aside

let us stop joking and talk seriously

blague à part
I feel like going to Timbuctoo for the weekend – but, joking apart, I do need a rest!
take a joke

to be able to accept or laugh at a joke played on oneself

entendre à rire
The trouble with him is that he can’t take a joke.



to talk playfully and not seriously

Don’t be upset by what he said – he was only joking.

(Übersetzung von “joke” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)