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josh

 (jŏsh)
v. joshed, josh·ing, josh·es
v.tr.
To tease (someone) good-humoredly: She joshed her brother about his strange new haircut.
v.intr.
To make or exchange good-humored jokes; banter.
n.
A teasing or joking remark.

[Origin unknown.]

josh′er n.
josh′ing·ly adv.
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josh

(dʒɒʃ)
vb
to tease (someone) in a bantering way
n
a teasing or bantering joke
[C19: perhaps from joke, influenced by bosh1]
ˈjosher n
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josh

(dʒɒʃ)
v.t., v.i.
1. to tease in a bantering way: chaff.
n.
2. good-natured banter.
[1835–45]
josh′er, n.
josh′ing•ly, adv.

Josh.

Joshua.
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josh


Past participle: joshed
Gerund: joshing

Imperative
josh
josh
Present
I josh
you josh
he/she/it joshes
we josh
you josh
they josh
Preterite
I joshed
you joshed
he/she/it joshed
we joshed
you joshed
they joshed
Present Continuous
I am joshing
you are joshing
he/she/it is joshing
we are joshing
you are joshing
they are joshing
Present Perfect
I have joshed
you have joshed
he/she/it has joshed
we have joshed
you have joshed
they have joshed
Past Continuous
I was joshing
you were joshing
he/she/it was joshing
we were joshing
you were joshing
they were joshing
Past Perfect
I had joshed
you had joshed
he/she/it had joshed
we had joshed
you had joshed
they had joshed
Future
I will josh
you will josh
he/she/it will josh
we will josh
you will josh
they will josh
Future Perfect
I will have joshed
you will have joshed
he/she/it will have joshed
we will have joshed
you will have joshed
they will have joshed
Future Continuous
I will be joshing
you will be joshing
he/she/it will be joshing
we will be joshing
you will be joshing
they will be joshing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been joshing
you have been joshing
he/she/it has been joshing
we have been joshing
you have been joshing
they have been joshing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been joshing
you will have been joshing
he/she/it will have been joshing
we will have been joshing
you will have been joshing
they will have been joshing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been joshing
you had been joshing
he/she/it had been joshing
we had been joshing
you had been joshing
they had been joshing
Conditional
I would josh
you would josh
he/she/it would josh
we would josh
you would josh
they would josh
Past Conditional
I would have joshed
you would have joshed
he/she/it would have joshed
we would have joshed
you would have joshed
they would have joshed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.josh - be silly or tease one anotherjosh - be silly or tease one another; "After we relaxed, we just kidded around"
bait, tantalise, tantalize, taunt, razz, twit, tease, cod, rag, rally, ride - harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
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josh

verb
To tease or mock good-humoredly:
Informal: kid, rib, ride.
Slang: jive, rag, razz.
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Translations

josh

[dʒɒʃ] (esp US)
A. VTtomar el pelo a
B. VIhacer bromas
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josh

(esp US inf)
vtaufziehen, veräppeln, verulken (all inf)
viSpaß machen (inf)
nNeckerei f, → Hänselei f
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References in classic literature ?
"Ladies and gentlemen, Barney Barnato is a josher. He's got forty tricks up each of his four legs, and the man don't live that he'll let stick on big back for sixty seconds.