Translation of "joke" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun uk /dʒəʊk/ us

B1 [ C ] something that someone says to make people laugh, usually a short story with a funny ending

şaka, espri, fıkra
to tell/make a joke
be a joke informal

to not be serious or not deserve respect

şaka olmak
The investigation was a joke.
be no joke

to be serious or difficult

ciddi ve güç olmak
It's no joke driving on icy roads.
take a joke

to understand and accept a trick without becoming angry or upset

şaka kaldırmak → See also practical joke

(Translation of “joke noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)