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joke

verb
 
/dʒoʊk/ ( present participle joking, past tense and past participle joked)
B1 to say funny things, or not be serious: She always jokes about her husband’s cooking.
you must be joking! informal B1 used to say that something is certainly not true: “Does Jim do much cooking?” “You must be joking – he never cooks!”
Translations of “joke”
in Korean 농담을 하다…
in Arabic يَمْزَح…
in French plaisanter…
in Turkish şaka yapmak, fıkra anlatmak, ciddi olmamak…
in Italian scherzare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 說笑話, 開玩笑…
in Russian шутить…
in Polish żartować…
in Spanish bromear…
in Portuguese dizer piadas, caçoar, brincar…
in German spaßen…
in Catalan fer broma…
in Japanese 冗談を言う…
in Chinese (Simplified) 说笑话, 开玩笑…
(Definition of joke verb from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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