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inside joke

Syllabification: in·side joke

Definition of inside joke in English:

noun

A joke that is shared exclusively by a small group of people: the album title, like many of their songs, is based on an inside joke
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  • Also, for those who like weird little inside jokes, take note that most of the incidental police characters are named after members of the production team.
  • When an ad makes a 'tween feel like there's an inside joke between them and the advertiser, it's a home run.
  • It's an inside joke between them, and they laugh with the intimacy of kinship and the relief of distance from the subject at hand.

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