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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - Not seriously; In jest.

Usage examples (33)
  • I asked him jokingly whether he thought he could drive the Calcutta-Peshawar express
  • We have what we call jokingly, the Butter Knife Brigades and I will mention this again.
  • FriendFeed account, something I call jokingly, "The River of Rex."
  • This was a place of great memory for the man and his family, a place he called jokingly for more
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