English definition of “joke”
› [C] something which someone says to make people laugh, usually a short story with a funny ending: to tell/make a joke a good joke about dogs
be a joke informal › to not be serious or not deserve respect: The investigation was a joke.
be no joke › to be serious or difficult: It's no joke driving on icy roads.
take a joke › to understand and accept a trick without becoming angry or upset → See also practical joke