Definition of “make a joke of sth” - English Dictionary

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“make a joke of sth” in British English

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make a joke of sth

to laugh at something although it is serious or important:

He tried to make a joke of the fact that he hadn't passed the test.

(Definition of “make a joke of sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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