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in-joke

noun [C] uk   /ˈɪn.dʒəʊk/ us    /-dʒoʊk/
a private joke that can only be understood by a limited group of people who have a special knowledge of something that is referred to in the joke
Translations of “in-joke”
in Chinese (Traditional) (只有圈子裡的人才能懂的)內部笑話…
in Chinese (Simplified) (只有圈子里的人才能懂的)内部笑话…
(Definition of in-joke from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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