Usage examples for joking

  1. 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
  2. " 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
  3. In a joking, incredulous manner he replied, " Well, then, I am a Catholic, too." – The Pines of Lory by John Ames Mitchell
  4. " Don't you know that I was only joking? – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  5. I'm not joking, mind. – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  6. The old gentleman's voice fell, and she could no longer suspect him of joking. – Imaginary Interviews by W. D. Howells
  7. Lucien looked at me, thinking I was joking. – Adventures of a Young Naturalist by Lucien Biart
  8. 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
  9. Oh, he's only joking! – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Keeping Store by Laura Lee Hope
  10. Are you joking, or is this sober earnest? – My Strangest Case by Guy Boothby
  11. " 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
  12. I was only joking ... – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  13. But Jeff was not in the mood for any joking this morning. – A Little Hero by Mrs. H. Musgrave
  14. " Hardly worth while keeping that in an account," he said, with the intention of joking. – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  15. " Oh, I'm joking, of course," " Bob" said, seriously. – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach
  16. Are you joking now, or serious? – Esther by Henry Adams
  17. " Perhaps she was joking," thought Olive to herself. – A Christmas Posy by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  18. Now, Grandmother, you're joking! – Mother Stories by Maud Lindsay
  19. 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
  20. " 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