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

Translation of joke in Italian:


  • 2 (laughing matter) to do something as a joke
    fare qualcosa per scherzo
    to turn something into a joke
    volgere qualcosa in burla
    to carry o take a joke too far
    esagerare con uno scherzo o spingere uno scherzo troppo in là
    the joke is on you this is getting beyond a joke
    la cosa si sta facendo seria
    she can't take a joke
    non sa stare allo scherzo
    can't you take a joke? it's no joke doing
    non è uno scherzo fare
    it's no joke trying to find a job to make a joke of something
    prendere in burla qualcosa
  • 4 (object of ridicule)
    (event, situation) cosa (feminine) buffa, ridicola
    the exam was a joke
    l'esame è stato uno scherzo

intransitive verb

  • (crack jokes) raccontare barzellette
    to joke about something
    scherzare su qualcosa
    (maliciously) prendersi gioco di qualcosa
    you must be joking!
    stai scherzando! non dirai sul serio!
    I was only joking! I'm not joking!
    non sto scherzando!
    it's no joking matter
    non è cosa da ridere o non c'è da scherzare
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