Übersetzung von “joke” — Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch

joke

noun uk /dʒəʊk/ us /dʒoʊk/

B1 a short, funny story that someone tells to make people laugh

barzelletta
Ben was telling jokes at the bar. Ben stava dicendo le barzellette al bar.
it’s no joke

to be serious or difficult

non è uno scherzo/cosa da ridere
It’s no joke driving on icy roads. Non è uno scherzo guidare sulle strade ghiacciate.
verb uk /dʒəʊk/ us /dʒoʊk/ present participle joking, past tense and past participle joked

B1 to say funny things, or not be serious

scherzare
She always jokes about her husband’s cooking. Scherza / sempre su come cucina suo marito.
you must be joking! informal

B1 used to say that something is certainly not true

stai scherzando!
‘Does Jim do much cooking?’ ‘You must be joking – he never cooks!’ “Fa molto in cucina Jim?” “Stai scherzando – non cucina mai!”

(Übersetzung von “joke” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)