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noun
  1. 1
    something you say or do that is intended to make people laugh

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

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  2. 2
    something that is funny

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    1. a.
      something that is so bad or silly that it annoys you

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creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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