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

synonyms for jokes

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

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  • seriousness
  • tragedy
  • work
  • flatter
  • praise
  • compliment
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How to use jokes in a sentence

I couldn't help laughing, and he made a great many jokes at the expense of the waiters and everybody else.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Deppe was in an uncommonly good humour, and kept making little jokes.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
He is small, alert, brimful of jokes and of years; seventy they say, but he neither looks it nor acts it.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
At lunch he was the greatest possible fun, bubbling over with jokes and witty sallies.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
His raciest stories fell on dull ears; none of his jokes called forth a smile.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
You will never do anything in school but make jokes and try the patience of your teachers.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
She began to see that there was a chance for her to escape being a butt for her school-fellows jokes.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Frank was staggering, garrulous, laughing a great deal over very small jokes.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
No one to hear my jokes, would have imagined it possible that I was suffering under the disease I did.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
The Parisian of all time cracks jokes and makes lampoons before, during, and after the most horrible revolutions.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
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