joking joking  /ˈdʒoʊ kɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) characterized by jokes and good humor

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But the president-elect did seem in great spirits, joking with a small group of reporters who attended the beginning of the meeting with economic advisers.
  2. He remembers her joking that she wanted to get paid as much as a man, but it didn't mean she would stop shaving her legs.
  3. He charmed them, telling his captors to double their ransom demand and joking about how he would punish them.

News

  1. Strand, Fairmont shut out Bridgeport

    Fairmont Post 17 Legion players gathered around the dugout joking about what the team from Fairmont Senior, East Fairmont and North Marion high schools should call itself. Polar Bees, one player suggested — a combination of Polar Bears and Bees.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Times West Virginian

  2. Google's Project Loon proposes internet distributed by hot air balloon (video)

    No, we're not joking. Google is seriously proposing hot air ballon-powered internet access, and has already launched a pilot project in New Zealand with 50 testers trying to connect via a helium-filled, solar powered balloon. One of the Google[x] moonshot projects, there are a couple of videos embedded after the break explaining the issue, and the technology Google wants to use to address it ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Engadget

  3. Glendale PD: Man fatally shoots friend while playing video games

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Glendale police arrested a man this week after he allegedly shot and killed his friend while they were joking around. Police said they responded to an apartment complex near 55th Avenue and Camelback Road on Wednesday night after receiving word that someone had been shot. Officers arrived and spoke with four people, one of whom was identified 20-year-old Joe Colter. Colter ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KTVK 3TV Phoenix

Quotes

  1. "I've had a great relationship. In Delaware, the largest growth in population is Indian-Americans moving from India. You cannot go to a 7-Eleven or a Dunkin' Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent. I'm not joking," Biden said.
    on Jul 7, 2006 By: Joe Biden Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "I understand the importance of teaching nonviolence to kids in today's world," Arenas wrote. "Guns and violence are serious problems, not joking matters -- a lesson that's been brought home to me over the past few weeks. I thought about this...
    on Feb 1, 2010 By: Gilbert Arenas Source: ESPN

  3. "My fight with Stone Cold Steve Austin was so vicious that I ended up getting a hairline fracture in my neck. I'm not joking," Stallone told FHM Magazine. "I haven't told anyone this, but I had to have a very serious operation afterwards. I...
    on Jan 5, 2010 By: Sylvester Stallone Source: Pro Wrestling Torch

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