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Relating to humour - thesaurus




relating to comedy



linguistics expressing the opposite of what you really think, especially in order to be humorous



treating a serious subject or situation in a way that is not serious, especially when this annoys other people



trying to be funny in a way that is not suitable



looking or behaving as though you are doing something slightly bad that people think is funny



relating to comedy

laugh at yourself

to not be too serious or sensitive about yourself and the things that you do

can take a joke

if you can take a joke, you are able to laugh when someone makes a joke about you or does something to trick you

see the funny side of something

to realize that something bad that happens can also be funny

I love it

used for saying that you think something is funny

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be a scream

to be extremely funny

funny ha-ha or funny peculiar

used for saying or asking whether the wordfunny’ is being used to mean ‘amusing’ or ‘strange

take something in good part

to not be offended or upset by a joke or criticism

that’s a good one

used for saying that you think a joke is very funny



informal if you are tickled, you think something is funny

you are/he is/she is a one

used for showing that you think someone is funny because of the things they do or say

you have to laugh

used for saying that, although a situation may seem completely bad, you are able to find something funny about it



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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