Definition of standing joke in English:
Something that regularly causes amusement or provokes ridicule.
- That last bit is a standing joke aimed at her mother.
- One of the standing jokes through this book is Yanofsky's terrible track record.
- It's a standing joke that the more morphine I took, the more visually exciting it got.
Definition of standing joke in:
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