Definitions for jokingly
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
jokedʒoʊk(n.; v.)joked, jok•ing.
(n.)a short humorous anecdote with a punch line.
anything said or done to provoke laughter or cause amusement.
something amusing or ridiculous:
I don't see the joke in that.
an object of laughter or ridicule, esp. because of being inadequate or sham.
a trifling matter:
The loss was no joke.
Ref: practical joke.
(v.i.)to speak or act in a playful way.
to say something in fun or teasing:
I was only joking.
(v.t.)to subject to jokes; make fun of.
Origin of joke:
1660–70; < L jocus jest
"I asked him jokingly whether he thought he could drive the Calcutta-Peshawar express"
facetiously, jokingly, tongue-in-cheek(adverb)
"I meant it facetiously"
In a joking manner.
in a joking way; sportively
Translations for jokingly
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a person who enjoys telling jokes, playing tricks etc.
He looked out at the rain and jokingly suggested a walk.
- skertsend, grappenderwys, spottend, speel-speel, vir die grapAfrikaans
- de brincadeiraPortuguese (BR)
- zum SpaßGerman
- for sjovDanish
- στ' αστείαGreek
- en bromaSpanish
- به شوخیFarsi
- en plaisantantFrench
- मजाक मेंHindi
- dengan bergurauIndonesian
- á gamansaman háttIcelandic
- jokojoties; pa jokamLatvian
- secara bergurauMalay
- voor de grapDutch
- for spøk, spøkendeNorwegian
- به شوخیPersian
- په شوخیPashto
- por graçaPortuguese
- în glumăRomanian
- в шуткуRussian
- detär  inget att skämta omSwedish
- şakayla, şakadanTurkish
- 開玩笑地Chinese (Trad.)
- مزاق میںUrdu
- đùa bỡnVietnamese
- 开玩笑地Chinese (Simp.)
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