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jokenoun

uk   /dʒəʊk/ us   /dʒoʊk/
  • joke noun (FUNNY)

B1 [C] something, such as a funny story or trick, that is said or done in order to make people laugh: Did I tell you the joke about the chicken crossing the road? She spent the evening cracking (= telling) jokes and telling funny stories. She tied his shoelaces together for a joke. I hope Rob doesn't tell any of his dirty jokes (= jokes about sex) when my mother's here. He tried to do a comedy routine, but all his jokes fell flat (= no one laughed at them). Don't you get (= understand) the joke?

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jokeverb [I]

uk   /dʒəʊk/ us   /dʒoʊk/
B1 to say funny things: They joked and laughed as they looked at the photos. It's more serious than you think, so please don't joke about it. [+ speech] "I didn't expect to be out so soon", he joked, after spending nine months in hospital.
B1 If you think that someone is joking, you think that they do not really mean what they say: I thought he was joking when he said Helen was pregnant, but she really is. She wasn't joking (= she was serious) when she said she was going to move out of the house.

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(Definition of joke from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "joke" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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jokenoun

us   /dʒoʊk/
  • joke noun (AMUSING)

[C] something, such as an amusing story or trick, that is said or done in order to make people laugh: He told a joke about a farmer and a lawyer that made Nicholas burst into laughter.
  • joke noun (RIDICULOUS)

[U] infml something considered to be so bad or worthless that it is ridiculous: The playing conditions on the muddy field were a joke. The midterm exam was a joke (= too easy).

jokeverb

us   /dʒoʊk/
  • joke verb (AMUSE)

to say things in an amusing or playful manner: [I] He joked about how I was always cleaning. [+ that clause] They’ve always joked that the place is so wet, the bullfrogs have to sit on the fences.
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Traducciones de “joke”
en coreano 농담…
en árabe نُكْتة…
in Malaysian jenaka, gurauan, kelakar…
en francés blague, tour…
en ruso анекдот, шутка…
en chino (tradicionál) 有趣的, 笑話, 玩笑…
en italiano barzelletta…
en turco şaka, espri, fıkra…
en polaco dowcip…
en español chiste, gracia…
in Vietnamese lời nói đùa, trò đùa…
en portugués piada…
in Thai เรื่องตลก, สิ่งขบขัน…
en alemán der Witz, der Streich…
en catalán acudit…
en japonés 冗談, ジョーク…
en chino (simplificado) 有趣的, 笑话, 玩笑…
in Indonesian lelucon…
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