see a joke


see a joke
understand a joke, comprehend a joke

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • joke is on you — See the joke is on you …   English idioms

  • joke — jokeless, adj. jokingly, adv. /johk/, n., v., joked, joking. n. 1. something said or done to provoke laughter or cause amusement, as a witticism, a short and amusing anecdote, or a prankish act: He tells very funny jokes. She played a joke on him …   Universalium

  • see — 1 /si:/ verb past tense saw past participle seen /si:n/ UNDERSTAND/REALIZE 1 (I, T) to understand or realize something: I can see that you re not very happy with the situation. | Seeing his distress, Louise put her arm around him. (+ why/what/who …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • joke — [[t]dʒoʊk[/t]] n. v. joked, jok•ing 1) a short humorous anecdote with a punch line 2) anything said or done to provoke laughter or cause amusement 3) something amusing or ridiculous: I don t see the joke in that[/ex] 4) an object of laughter or… …   From formal English to slang

  • see — see1 W1S1 [si:] v past tense saw [so: US so:] past participle seen [si:n] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(notice/examine)¦ 2¦(notice something is true)¦ 3¦(ability to see)¦ 4¦(find out information)¦ 5¦(in the future)¦ 6¦(where information is)¦ 7¦(understand)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • see — 1. v. (past saw; past part. seen) 1 tr. discern by use of the eyes; observe; look at (can you see that spider?; saw him fall over). 2 intr. have or use the power of discerning objects with the eyes (sees best at night). 3 tr. discern mentally;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Joke thievery — is the act of performing and taking credit for comic material written by another person without their consent. This plagiarism is technically a form of copyright infringement.A common term for joke thievery is hacking , which is derived from the… …   Wikipedia

  • joke — joke, jest, jape, quip, witticism, wisecrack, crack, gag are comparable when they mean a remark, story, or action intended to evoke laughter. Joke, when applied to a story or remark, suggests something designed to promote good humor and… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Joke — Joke, n. [L. jocus. Cf {Jeopardy}, {Jocular}, {Juggler}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Something said for the sake of exciting a laugh; something witty or sportive (commonly indicating more of hilarity or humor than jest); a jest; a witticism; as, to crack… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Joke — Joke, v. i. [L. jocari.] To do something for sport, or as a joke; to be merry in words or actions; to jest. [1913 Webster] He laughed, shouted, joked, and swore. Macaulay. Syn: To jest; sport; rally; banter. See {Jest}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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