Definitions of joking

  1. characterized by jokes and good humor
  2. of Joke
  3. Uttering jokes.
  4. Utterance of jokes.

Usage examples for joking

  1. " Don't you know that I was only joking – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  2. Elsie gazed earnestly in his face for an instant, saying in a half- frightened tone, " You are only joking Mr. Travilla." – Elsie Dinsmore by Martha Finley
  3. " Hardly worth while keeping that in an account," he said, with the intention of joking – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  4. Oh, he's only joking – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Keeping Store by Laura Lee Hope
  5. She went out to the great hall where she found Tirant joking with the maidens. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  6. The old gentleman's voice fell, and she could no longer suspect him of joking – Imaginary Interviews by W. D. Howells
  7. In a joking incredulous manner he replied, " Well, then, I am a Catholic, too." – The Pines of Lory by John Ames Mitchell
  8. I was only joking – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  9. " I'm sure you think it, though you're half joking said Tom Sedley. – The Tenants of Malory Volume 1 of 3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  10. Now, Grandmother, you're joking – Mother Stories by Maud Lindsay
  11. " Perhaps she was joking thought Olive to herself. – A Christmas Posy by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  12. Lucien looked at me, thinking I was joking – Adventures of a Young Naturalist by Lucien Biart
  13. But Jeff was not in the mood for any joking this morning. – A Little Hero by Mrs. H. Musgrave
  14. " Oh, I'm joking of course," " Bob" said, seriously. – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach
  15. " You are joking me; they are not due until day after to- morrow," I said as I took my lips away and began to hurry us both towards the barn. – The Golden Bird by Maria Thompson Daviess
  16. I'm not joking mind. – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  17. Are you joking now, or serious? – Esther by Henry Adams
  18. Are you joking or is this sober earnest? – My Strangest Case by Guy Boothby
  19. Joking apart, I think 'L'Ami Fritz' is very fond of his- he hesitated, then ended his sentence with Old Dutch! – The Chink in the Armour by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  20. " Pardon me, I am so little accustomed to joking he replied, and a blush of shame rose to his face. – Dame Care by Hermann Sudermann