How to Pronounce joke?

Correct pronunciation for the word "joke" is [d͡ʒˈə͡ʊk], [d‍ʒˈə‍ʊk], [dʒ_ˈəʊ_k].

"Joke" in context

A joke is a form of humour and amusement expressed in the form of a short story, joke, poem, or gesture. It is commonly used as a way to cheer people up, relieve tension, and bring people together. In essence, a joke is a playful way of expressing one's opinion or making light of a situation that could be viewed as uncomfortable. Generally, a joke relies on its surprise element to create a laugh or elicit a smile.

Jokes can be as simple as a riddle or a pun, or as complex as a narrative anecdote.

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