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joke, gag, joker, jest

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3882 joke1a
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As a Noun: 1. Something that is said or done to make you laugh, for example a funny story. English = joke, gag. 2. A person who tells jokes. English = joker. 3. In a pack of cards, a card which does not belong to any of the four suits. English = joker. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To tell funny stories or say things that are amusing or not serious. English = joke. Formal English = jest. 2. To make fun of people in a gentle but slightly cruel way, especially by telling them things which are not true which they believe. Idiomatic English = pull someone's leg.