Game and Joke


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Game noun – A competitive encounter between individuals or groups carried on for amusement, exercise, or in pursuit of a prize.
Joke is a synonym for game in plot topic. In some cases you can use "Joke" instead a noun "Game", when it comes to topics like deed, entertainment, amusement.
Nearby Words: gaming, gamed, gamesome, gamesmanship, gamer
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Joke noun – Something said or done to cause laughter.
Game is a synonym for joke in deed topic. Sometimes you can use "Game" instead a noun "Joke", if it concerns topics such as fun.
Nearby Words: joking, joker, jokey, joked, jokingly
Synonyms for Joke

How words are described

old old game old joke
good good game good joke
best best game best joke
long long game long joke
Other adjectives: similar, complete, original, single, popular, actual, entire, real, big, little, bad, main, new, early, final, classic, next, last, previous.

Common collocations

times game times joke times

Both words in one sentence

  • Useful Notes / The Holocaust They coped with their actions by making themselves believe they had been justified or even good, and/or trying to make the whole business into a sort of game or joke and having fun with it.
  • In Jim Butcher's Dresden Files novel Summer Knight, Ebneazer, trying to get Harry to meet with the senior members, tells him this is not a game; later, the Summer Lady asks whether he thinks it a joke or game.
    Source: Not a Game
  • Self Demonstrating / The Joker Psychopathic Manchild: In the end, I'm just somebody who enjoys a good joke or a game or two!
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