Definition of in-joke in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈin ˌjōk/


A joke that is shared exclusively by a small group of people.
Example sentences
  • It is also an extremely funny illustration of the national obsession with word-play, in-jokes and notably filthy double entendre.
  • I can share personal memories and in-jokes with him, and compliment him on his fine choice of tattoo.
  • Occasionally I misused the column to secretly share an in-joke with a friend, or girlfriend.

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Syllabification: in-joke

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