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josh

Pronunciation: /dʒɑːʃ; dʒɒʃ/

Translation of josh in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [colloquial/familiar] tomarle el pelo a
    Example sentences
    • We joke around a lot, splashing paint on one another and Michael joshing me on how I just ‘love’ Madeline.
    • The opposition leader was having a grand old time joshing the prime minister.
    • The former chief earlier told the tribunal he had joshed his former friend about the payments during a jogging session in the Wicklow hills, while Mr Maloney contradicted him and claimed Mr O'Brien had told him about it in his office.
    Example sentences
    • It takes a certain skill to do this well, juggling topics, joshing with callers and cracking jokes.
    • They both mean the same thing, I know that, but I prefer joking and I've never used joshing before in my whole lifetime.
    • Yes, I knew you were joshing, but I like to explain these things anyway, just in case there are other readers who aren't sure.

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