What does jokingly mean?

Definitions for jokingly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word jokingly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jokingly, jestingly(adverb)

    in jest

    "I asked him jokingly whether he thought he could drive the Calcutta-Peshawar express"

  2. facetiously, jokingly, tongue-in-cheek(adverb)

    not seriously

    "I meant it facetiously"


  1. jokingly(Adverb)

    In a joking manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jokingly(adverb)

    in a joking way; sportively


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jokingly in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jokingly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Shauna Sperber:

    When I brought them to the airport, they jokingly said, ‘incaseyou hear a cat, don’t be alarmed,’.

  2. Shari Sprigle:

    The first time I put an Obama sign in our yard, our neighbor came over and jokingly threatened our lives.

  3. Though Brown:

    Now, jokingly, I ’m like, ‘ There’s got to be some intuition inside of you that you must know, ’ but I was like, ‘ I just feel off in running, so I just want to rule out all of the possibilities, ’.

  4. Tom Hewitt:

    So to break the silence, I jokingly said, 'So, is there more than one in there?' the technician then said, 'Yes,' and then I asked, 'Is there more than two?' and again she said, 'Yes, actually, there are three.'.

  5. Louise Sidharta:

    This morning before I went to pray, one of them called me and jokingly said, 'See you in the new year and goodbye forever.' That's all, and then the bad news came. it was supposed to be his last vacation with his family.

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