There are 2 translations of joke in Spanish:

joke1

Pronunciation: /dʒəʊk/

n

  • 1 (verbal) chiste (m); (directed at sb) broma (f) to tell o crack a joke contar* un chiste they made endless jokes about my new hairstyle no paraban de reírse de or de tomarme el pelo por mi nuevo peinado I can't see the joke no le veo la gracia, no veo qué tiene de gracioso he can't take a joke no se le puede hacer or no sabe aceptar una broma we chatted and had a few jokes together charlamos y nos reímos un rato I didn't mean it, it was only a joke no lo dije en serio, era solo una broma or iba en broma it's beyond a joke se pasa de castaño oscuro it's no joke maldita la gracia que tiene [familiar/colloquial] the joke's on her/me/them le/me/les salió el tiro por la culata [familiar/colloquial]
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    • Bill Cosby may have gained his fame and fortune telling jokes and funny stories.
    • He always had a great sense of humour and even during his illness he could still tell a joke or funny story.
    • He tells the funniest jokes and stories and he ends up dominating every conversation.
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    • Speeches often take place on a raised stage at the front, and this area also acts as the setting for many of the jokes and tricks played on the new couple.
    • Jay knew she wasn't invited, and this was all a big joke… a trick!
    • Either way, the point was, it was all a trick, a joke, a scam - whatever you wanted to call it.
  • 2 2.1
    (practical joke)
    broma (f) to play a joke on sb hacerle* or gastarle una broma a algn is that your idea of a joke? ¿a ti te parece gracioso eso? we did it for a joke lo hicimos para reírnos
    2.2 (novelty item) (BrE) artículo (m) de broma, pega (f) (Col) ; (before n) [mustache] de pega, de mentira joke shop tienda (f) de artículos de broma
  • 3 (contemptible person, thing) as a teacher he's just a joke como profesor es un desastre that interview was a joke esa entrevista fue una farsa their offer is just a joke su oferta da risa

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
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Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 2 translations of joke in Spanish:

joke2

vi

  • bromear, vacilar don't joke about religion with him con él no bromees or no hagas bromas sobre religión lend you money? you must be o have to be joking! ¿prestarte dinero? ¡tú debes estar loco! or ¡ni loco que estuviera! I was only joking, of course it's not true era un chiste or lo dije en broma, claro que no es cierto
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    • The commentators joke with each other in the easy manner that comes with long hours spent together.
    • I joke about the stalking stuff on the other blog.
    • People ask me that all the time and they joke with me.

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.