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synonyms for standing joke

  • adage
  • aphorism
  • apophthegm
  • axiom
  • catchphrase
  • catchword
  • dictum
  • epithet
  • gnome
  • handle
  • maxim
  • motto
  • nickname
  • precept
  • proverb
  • saw
  • shibboleth
  • slogan
  • gnomic saying
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How to use standing joke in a sentence

It is thinner than that of chronic bronchitis, and upon standing separates into three layers of pus, mucus, and frothy serum.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
She looked so sweet when she said it, standing and smiling there in the middle of the floor, the door-way making a frame for her.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
It separates into three layers upon standing—a brown deposit, a clear fluid, and a frothy layer.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
He returned shortly, to meet his mother standing in the doorway, with pale, affrighted face.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Ollie saw someone standing before it, bending slightly forward in the pose of expectation.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Above all, he was amazed to hear me talk of a mercenary standing army in the midst of peace and among a free people.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The patriarchal decree of the government was a good deal of a joke on the plains, anyway—except when you were caught defying it!
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
At the reserve bank they may borrow as a standing right and not as a favor which may be cut off.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
Sarah was standing on the porch again wiping her hands on her apron, looking away toward the fields.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
The church has lately been much enlarged, and the long-standing rebuke no more exists.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STANDING JOKE

  • adage
  • aphorism
  • apophthegm
  • axiom
  • catchphrase
  • catchword
  • dictum
  • epithet
  • gnome
  • gnomic saying
  • handle
  • maxim
  • motto
  • nickname
  • precept
  • proverb
  • saw
  • shibboleth
  • slogan
  • standing joke
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.