Joke and Witticism


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Joke noun – Something said or done to cause laughter.
Usage example: he was known for his hilarious jokes

Witticism is a synonym for joke in play topic. In some cases you can use "Witticism" instead a noun "Joke", when it comes to topics like jest, fun, quip, laughter. popular alternative
Nearby Words: joking, joker, jokey, joked, jokingly
Synonyms for Joke


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Witticism noun – Something said or done to cause laughter.
Usage example: a drama critic who is best remembered for his biting witticisms

Joke is a synonym for witticism in play topic. You can use "Joke" instead a noun "Witticism", if it concerns topics such as quip, laughter, funny message. popular alternative
Nearby Word: witty
Synonyms for Witticism

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  • Golden Mean Fallacy There's a joke (or riddle, or witticism; take your pick) asking whether half a Cute Kitten is a compromise between all of a kitten and no kitten at all.
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