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[じょう()·だん()]
joudan
noun, no adjective

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[じょう()·だん()]
joudan

English Meaning(s) for 冗談

noun, no adjective
  1. jest; joke

Definition and Synonyms for 冗談

Jocularity activity characterized by good humor
Synonyms: 冗談
Pleasantry an agreeable or amusing remark
Synonyms: 冗談
Joke a triviality not to be taken seriously
Synonyms: 冗談
Laugh a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
Synonyms: ギャグ, ジョーク, 冗談, 戯れ, 戯れる, 戯言, 戯れ言, 戯け話, 洒落, 洒落, 洒落る, 諧謔, 道化, 道化る
Fun verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)
Synonyms: ふざける, 冗談, 戯れ, 戯れる

Meanings for each kanji in 冗談

superfluous; uselessness Kanji Details »
discuss; talk Kanji Details »

Categories 冗談 is a member of

Recreation an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates
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Jocularity activity characterized by good humor
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Puniness the quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous
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Humour a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 冗談

Sample Sentences for 冗談

Don't pull my leg!
We couldn't help laughing at his joke.
He said so only by way of a joke.
He carried a joke too far.
He said so by way of a joke.

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