Humor and Joke


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Humor noun – The amusing quality or element in something.
Joke and humor are semantically related in comedy topic. In some cases you can use "Joke" instead a noun "Humor".
Nearby Words: humoring, humour, humorous, humored, humorist
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Joke noun – Something said or done to cause laughter.
Usage example: he was known for his hilarious jokes

Humor and joke are semantically related in fun topic. Sometimes you can use "Humor" instead a noun "Joke".
Nearby Words: joking, joker, jokey, joked, jokingly
Synonyms for Joke

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  • Don't Explain the Joke But then, Data is well known for literally not having a sense of humor, so his failure to get the joke is, in fact, the joke.
  • Don't Explain the Joke He gets the parts of the joke out of order and winds up explaining the joke in a way that kills all the humor.
  • Evil Has a Bad Sense of Humor An especially sick and twisted sense of humor: Where a "good joke" to them is either not funny to normal people at all, goes way past Black Comedy, or a horrifying torture to the pranked.
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