joke verb

ADV. half She was only half joking about being prime minister one day.

PREP. about We joked about the amount of luggage we had to carry. | with joking with her friends

PHRASES be only joking Don't worry, I'm only joking! | joking apart/aside (= used to show you are now being serious after you have said sth funny), laugh and joke They laughed and joked as they walked along. | you must be joking No way am I doing that. You must be joking!