"Joke" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 xiào huà joke / jest / CL:個|个[ge4] / to laugh at / to mock
 kāi wán xiào to play a joke / to make fun of / to joke
 wán xiào to joke / joke / jest
 xiào liào source of laughter / laughing stock / butt / joke (person)
 dǎ hā ha to joke / to laugh insincerely / to make merry / to talk irrelevantly
 nào noisy / cacophonous / to make noise / to disturb / to vent (feelings) / to fall ill / to have an attack (of sickness) / to go in (for some activity) / to joke
 xuè joy / to joke / to banter / to tease / to mock / Taiwan pr. [nu:e4]
 zhān garrulous / to whisper / to joke
 dòu gén lead comic / leading role in comic dialogue 對口相聲|对口相声[dui4 kou3 xiang4 sheng1] / to joke / to play the fool / to provoke laughter
 dòu mèn zi (dialect) to joke
 xié xì to joke
 dòu hā hā to joke / to crack a joke
 dǎ péng (dialect) to joke
 dǎ chǎ (dialect) to joke / to make fun of (sb)
𧮪 zhān garrulous / to whisper / to joke
 è zuò jù mischief / mischievous / practical joke / prank
 tán xiào fēng shēng to talk cheerfully and wittily / to joke together
 sǐ guǐ devil / You devil! (as joke or insult) / the departed
 nào zhe wán r to play games / to joke around / to play a joke on sb
 jié gǔ cuī huā drumming to make apricots flower, cf joke by Tang Emperor Xuanzhong 唐玄宗, playing the drum in apricot blossom
 bù shì wán er de It's no joke.
 háo wú xiào guǒ to no avail / achieving nothing / totally ineffective / to have no effect / to fall flat (esp. of joke or speech that is completely ignored)
 lěng xiào huà joke intended to be so corny it makes one groan
 shuō zhe wán to say sth for fun / to be kidding / to joke around
 xiào diǎn dī amused by even the weakest joke / ready to laugh at the smallest thing
 zhuā gén (of a comedian) to seize on something sb has just said or done to make an ad lib joke
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