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Meaning: to say something that isn't true as a joke

For example:

  • When Jim said that he'd won the lottery, everyone thought he was kidding - but he really did win!

  • When I told my wife that I'd lost my job, she said, "You're kidding, right?"

Quick Quiz:

People will say "You're kidding, aren't you?" if they think you're

a. telling the truth about something

b. really upset about something

c. joking with them about something

Slang of the Day

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Contributor: Matt Errey