Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: joking
IPA transcription: [dʒ'oʊkɪŋ]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: jesting, jocose, jocular, joking
    Meaning: characterized by jokes and good humor
Usage examples
  • "Joking?
  • "Carol, you are joking."
  • "James is joking," said Bell.
  • "I was not joking at all," said the doctor.
  • "Yes, of course, if you are not joking now."
  • I was told at the elder's yesterday that I was joking.
  • "Come now, stop joking and lend a hand, and I'll do anything I can for you.
  • "Oh, of course he will know we were just joking with him," said the parrot.
  • "Joking aside, I shall be greatly obliged if you will write to Aunt Wealthy to-day for me."
  • At first he thought they were joking, but Tad suddenly realized that the men were in earnest.