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See definition of joke on Dictionary.com
  • nounfun, quip
  • nounperson that is made fun of
  • verbkid, tease

synonyms for joke

  • antic
  • farce
  • gag
  • humor
  • laugh
  • one-liner
  • parody
  • prank
  • pun
  • stunt
  • trick
  • wisecrack
  • buffoonery
  • burlesque
  • caper
  • caprice
  • chestnut
  • clowning
  • drollery
  • epigram
  • escapade
  • frolic
  • game
  • ha-ha
  • hoodwinking
  • horseplay
  • jape
  • jest
  • lark
  • mischief
  • mummery
  • payoff
  • play
  • pleasantry
  • put on
  • quirk
  • raillery
  • repartee
  • revel
  • sally
  • saw
  • shenanigan
  • sport
  • spree
  • tomfoolery
  • vagary
  • whimsy
  • witticism
  • yarn
  • bon mot
  • monkeyshine
  • shaggy-dog story
  • snow job
See also synonyms for: joked / jokes / jokingly / joking
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antonyms for joke

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  • seriousness
  • tragedy
  • work
    • compliment
    • flatter
    • praise
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    WORDS RELATED TO JOKE

    • distraction
    • diversion
    • entertainment
    • hobby
    • interest
    • joke
    • lark
    • play
    • prank
    • recreation
    • sport
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