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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, the joke 'When is a door not a door?' 'When it's ajar' depends on the fact that 'ajar' sounds like 'a jar'.

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

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canard

noun

formal a false story or piece of information

caption

noun

a joke that is printed underneath a humorous drawing or photograph

crack

noun

informal a rude or insulting joke about someone or something

dig

noun

informal a remark or joke that you make in order to criticize someone or annoy them

gag

noun

informal a joke, trick, or story that makes people laugh

in-joke

noun

a joke that refers to things that only a particular group of people know about

jest

noun

old-fashioned a joke

joke

noun

something that is funny

light relief

noun

something funny in a generally serious or sad situation

monkeyshines

noun

Americaninformal silly tricks or jokes

old chestnut

a story or joke that has been repeated so often that everyone is bored with it

raillery

noun

literary friendly jokes, criticism, or insults

ribbing

noun

informal old-fashioned friendly jokes about someone

running joke

noun

something that a group of people continue to refer to and find funny over a period of time

shaggy dog story

noun

a very long joke that ends in a silly way

silly

noun

a joke

squib

noun

a short piece of writing that is intended to be funny

standing joke

noun

something that happens regularly that a particular group of people find funny

tag line

noun

the last few words of a joke that contain the funny part of it

BuzzWord

hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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Open Dictionary

sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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