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Jokes - synonyms or related words

joke

noun

a short story that is funny at the end. The last line of the joke is called the punchline

pun

noun

a humorous use of a word that has two meanings, or of words with the same sound but different meanings. For example, in the sentence “The violinist spent the night in a vile inn,” vile inn (=poor hotel) sounds like violin.

innuendo

noun

the use of statements with a second possible meaning, usually referring to sex and intended as a joke, or one of these statements

joke

noun

something you say or do that is intended to make people laugh

witticism

noun

a clever and funny remark

one-liner

noun

a joke that consists of a single sentence

wordplay

noun

clever or funny use of words

wisecrack

noun

a joke or clever remark that upsets or annoys you

punch line

noun

the last few words of a joke, including the part that makes the joke funny

a play on words

a clever or funny use of a word that has two different meanings

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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dolt

a stupid person

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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