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also jok·y  (jō′kē)
adj. jok·i·er, jok·i·est
Characterized by joking or jokes, especially stale or clumsy jokes: jokey bumper stickers.

jok′i·ly adv.
jok′i·ness n.
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(ˈdʒəʊkɪ) or


adj, jokier or jokiest
intended as a joke; full of jokes
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or jok•y

(ˈdʒoʊ ki)

adj. jok•i•er, jok•i•est.
given to or characterized by joking.
jok′i•ly, adv.
jok′i•ness, n.
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[ˈdʒəʊkɪ] ADJ [person] → chistoso, guasón; [reference] → humorístico; [mood, tone] → guasón
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