Word of the Day: Joke
joke / jōk
- something said or done to provoke laughter
A casual remark or joke shall distinguish a person’s real character more than the greatest sieges, or the most important battle.
- a humorous prank or playful trick
The world is indeed comic, but the joke is on mankind.
- P. Lovecraft, 1890-1937
- an instance of kidding around or jesting
I prefer sayings over jokes.
Robert Ballard, 1942-
- laughingstock or trifling matter; something not taken seriously
The people that become the biggest jokes are people who do not change.
Corey Feldman, 1971-
- to jest
My way of joking is to tell the truth.
George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950