josh(redirected from joshes)
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v. joshed, josh·ing, josh·es
To tease (someone) good-humoredly: She joshed her brother about his strange new haircut.
To make or exchange good-humored jokes; banter.
A teasing or joking remark.
to tease (someone) in a bantering way
a teasing or bantering joke
[C19: perhaps from joke, influenced by bosh1]
1. to tease in a bantering way: chaff.n.
2. good-natured banter.
Past participle: joshed
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|Verb||1.||josh - be silly or tease one another; "After we relaxed, we just kidded around"|