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Slang

joke

This page is about the slang term joke

Meaning

a person or thing that's ridiculous and doesn't deserve respect

For example

  • Our health care system is a joke. It's one of the most expensive and least effective systems in the world.

  • Our new IT manager is a joke. He couldn't even format the new server properly.

Quick Quiz

This new software is a complete joke. It

a. is very funny

b. doesn't work properly

c. is really entertaining

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Contributor: Matt Errey