Something that regularly causes amusement or provokes ridicule: we used to tease her about it and it became a standing joke it was a standing joke that if he walked into the office the phone would go
More example sentences
- 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:
- The US English dictionary