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adjective as in humorous

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I was, she diagnosed, half joking and half horrified, a “digital hoarder.”

At first, she thought he was just joking around, but soon, Mulvehill was scaring her, according to the report.

And, quite frankly, “the women were running out,” he said, half-joking.

“We can blame Carrie Bradshaw for this,” says Shaunaq Arora, half-joking; his sigh tinged with the cloudy breath of his Gauloises.

All joking aside, what was once considered an expensive gimmick is on the verge of going mainstream.

He couldn't know now whether she was serious or merely joking; but notwithstanding it sounded pleasant to his ears.

"I wasn't joking last night when I told Goodell that this was something of a forlorn hope," he said.

Yet they do not appear to feel it as much as might be supposed—they were always merry, and joking over their work.

To which Mr. Sikes replied, he was joking;as if he had been sober, there would have been strong reason to suppose he was.

I repeated the hour,Pg 241 thinking he did not understand, but he said he thought at first we were surely joking.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to joking, such as: amusing, jesting, facetious, and funny.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.