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joke

verb
 
 
/dʒəʊk/
B1 [I] to say funny things, or not be serious: She always jokes about her husband's cooking.Humour and humorous
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 trueExpressions of surprise
jokingly adverb
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…
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