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English definition of “jokingly”

jokingly

adverb     /ˈdʒəʊ.kɪŋ.li/ US  /ˈdʒoʊ-/
in a way that is intended to be funny : She suggested half-jokingly that they should sell the family car and all buy bikes instead .Humour and humorous
(Definition of jokingly adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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