- 1 (cuento gracioso) joke contar or (Colombia) echar un chiste to tell a joke ¡suena a chiste! it's unbelievable!, it's incredible! no le veo el chiste I don't see what's so funny, I don't see the joke, I don't get it [familiar/colloquial] ¡es de chiste! it's a joke! [familiar/colloquial]
- 2 (Bol, CS, Méx) (broma) joke vamos a hacerle un chiste let's play a joke o/or trick on her no es chiste, le debo más de un millón de pesos it's no joke o/or I'm not joking, I owe her more than a million pesos ¿me lo estás diciendo en chiste? are you joking?, is that a joke? ni de chiste (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] no way [familiar/colloquial] ni de chiste le vuelvo a prestar dinero there's no way I'm going to lend him money again, I'm not going to lend him money again, no chance o/or no way!
- 3 (Colombia, México/Colombia, Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] (gracia) el chiste es hacerlo en menos de un minuto the idea o/or point is to do it in less than a minute tiene el chiste del paisaje y nada más (México/Mexico) it has the countryside but that's about it tener su chiste (México/Mexico) to be tricky se ve fácil pero tiene su chiste it looks easy but it's quite tricky o/or it's not at all straightforward
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