joking

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joking(
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kihng
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (in humor)
a. jocoso
I didn't like his joking tone. I thought it rather disrepectful.No me gustó su tono jocoso. Me parecía un tanto irreverente.
b. humorístico
She made a joking reference to his old-fashioned hairstyle.Hizo una referencia humorística a su corte de pelo anticuado.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (jokes)
a. las bromas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Joking may seem fun, but it can hurt some people's feelings.Las bromas pueden parecer divertidas, pero pueden herir los sentimientos de algunas personas.
b. los chistes
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(verbal)
Their constant joking at his expense was getting on my nerves.Sus constantes chistes a costa de él me estaban poniendo los pelos de punta.
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joking [ˈdʒəʊkɪŋ]
adjective
[+tone] burlón; [+reference] humorístico
I'm not in a joking mood no estoy para bromas
noun
(jokes) (practical) bromas (f); (verbal) chistes (m); cuentos (m); (LAm)
joking apart or aside ... fuera de bromas ...; hablando en serio ...
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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