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joke
British English: /dʒəʊk/
American English: /dʒoʊk/

Translation of joke in French:

noun

  • 1 (amusing story) to tell a joke
    raconter une blague (informal)
    to get (informal) the joke
    saisir la plaisanterie
    bad joke
    plaisanterie nulle
    [figurative]
    mauvaise plaisanterie
    it's our private joke
    c'est une plaisanterie entre nous
    to have a joke about something
    plaisanter sur quelque chose
    can't you see the joke?
    tu ne vois pas ce que ça a de drôle?
  • 2 (laughing matter) to do something as a joke
    faire quelque chose par plaisanterie
    to turn something into a joke
    tourner quelque chose à la plaisanterie
    to carry ou take a joke too far the joke is on you
    la plaisanterie se retourne contre toi
    this is getting beyond a joke
    la plaisanterie a assez duré
    she can't take a joke
    elle prend mal la plaisanterie
    can't you take a joke?
    tu ne supportes pas la plaisanterie?
    it's no joke doing it's no joke trying to find a job
    trouver un emploi n'est pas une mince affaire
    to make a joke of something
    prendre quelque chose à la rigolade (informal)
  • 4 (object of ridicule) (person)
    guignol (m) [pejorative]
    (event, situation)
    farce (f)
    the exam was a joke
    l'examen était une farce

intransitive verb

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