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Synonym of Joking

Joking Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

Moby Thesaurus
Synonyms and related words:
Attic, bantering, biting, brilliance, brilliant, chaffing, clever, cleverness, droll, facetious, facetiousness, fooling, funniness, funny, hazing, humorous, humorousness, humorsome, jesting, jocose, jocoseness, jocular, jocularity, joky, jollying, joshing, keen, keen-witted, keen-wittedness, keenness, kidding, mordant, nimble-witted, nimble-wittedness, pleasantry, pointed, pungency, pungent, quick-witted, quick-wittedness, ragging, rapier-like, razzing, ribbing, roasting, salt, saltiness, salty, scintillating, sharp, sharpness, smart, smartness, sparkling, sprightly, teasing, twitting, whimsical, wittiness, witty


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WordNet 2.0

1. characterized by jokes and good humor
(synonym) jesting, jocose, jocular
(similar) humorous, humourous


1. a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at hisown jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"
(synonym) gag, laugh, jest, jape
(hypernym) wit, humor, humour, witticism, wittiness
(hyponym) belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, thigh-slapper, scream, wow, riot
(part-meronym) punch line, laugh line, gag line, tag line
(derivation) jest
2. activity characterized by good humor
(synonym) jest, jocularity
(hypernym) diversion, recreation
(hyponym) drollery, waggery
(derivation) jest
3. a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
(synonym) antic, prank, trick, caper, put-on
(hypernym) diversion, recreation
(hyponym) dirty trick
4. a triviality not to be taken seriously; "I regarded his campaign for mayor as a joke"
(hypernym) pettiness, triviality, slightness

1. tell a joke; speak humorously; "He often jokes even when he appears serious"
(synonym) jest
(hypernym) communicate, intercommunicate
(hyponym) gag, quip
(derivation) joker, jokester
2. act in a funny or teasing way
(synonym) jest
(hypernym) act, behave, do
(hyponym) clown, clown around, antic
(derivation) joker, jokester

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