jokingly jokingly  /ˈdʒoʊ kɪŋ li/


  1. (adv) in jest
  2. (adv) not seriously


  1. But his mind changed when a golfing buddy complained that he couldn't ship perishable foods, to which Numero jokingly replied that he should put a refrigerator in his truck.
  2. Alumni of the program half-jokingly describe it as a cult.
  3. A stewardess jokingly offered to pass out the magazines.


  1. Harty: Ferentz is right to limit open practices

    Operation Accessibility — as I like to call what’s happening with the Iowa football program — continued Tuesday with a little news gathering. It was long overdue, considering Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz hadn’t met with the media as a group since the final day of spring practice on April 27. I say that jokingly because [...]
    on June 26, 2013     Source: The Iowa City Press-Citizen

  2. Kingston's Eaton V845 girls' lacrosse coach of year

    Debbie Eaton jokingly calls her approach to coaching the Kingston girls' lacrosse team old-fashioned, clichéd and, perhaps, even boring.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Middletown Times Herald-Record

  3. Hagel jokingly asks Indian UNO professor if he's with Taliban

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Wednesday jokingly asked an Indian member of the audience if he was with the Taliban.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Omaha World-Herald


  1. "That tells you how screwed up we are," says Rivers with a wry smile. "Kevin Garnett is calming our team down. It's funny now, but it was Kevin and Tony Allen in the huddle telling everyone to calm down. I jokingly told [assistant coach]...
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Doc Rivers Source: ESPN (blog)

  2. "I jokingly say I have to make cancer awareness entertaining," said Ziskin, who is producing the show at Hollywood's Kodak Theater. "And if the country won't do it, we'll do it. We'll raise money ourselves and try to spend that money in a way...
    on Sep 5, 2008 By: Laura Ziskin Source: FOXNews

  3. "Yes, KP dipped his toe in the water jokingly, but usually the names put forward come from a mix of informed speculation and sheer guesswork. According to some reports, I am in the frame to follow Peter Moores. This is a good opportunity to set the...
    on Jan 8, 2009 By: Shane Warne Source:

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