Meaning of “joke” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb us uk /dʒəʊk/

B1 [ I ] to say funny things, or not be serious:

She always jokes about her husband's cooking.
You must be joking!/You're joking! informal

B1 something you say to show that you are surprised by what someone has said, or do not believe it is true

jokingly adverb

(Definition of “joke verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)