A personal inclination or eccentricity; a penchant or flaw:
The act of using words, gestures, images, or other products of expression to evoke laughter or contemptuous feelings regarding a person or thing:
The definition of ambiguity is a word or sentence that is not clear about the intention or meaning.
A form of wit characterized by the use of such remarks:
A person who tells funny anecdotes or jokes; someone witty.
The definition of humor is the quality of being funny, or something that makes people laugh, or one of the four bodily fluids.
An instance of bantering or teasing.
Mockery is ridicule or jokes at someone's expense, or imitating something in order to be funny, or a disappointing action.
The definition of burlesque refers to a performance or farce that depends on exaggeration or to comedy that depends upon exaggeration for its humor.
Something so bad as to be equivalent to intentional mockery; a travesty:
Something curious or odd
The definition of banter is a playful conversation.
The definition of derision is a feeling of deep hatred.
The definition of a taunt is a cruel or teasing remark.
A cynical remark, idea, or action
Humorous treatment of a grave or dire situation.
A conversation marked by a series of witty retorts.
A condition in which things tend to be contrary to each other; inconsistency; discrepancy
The definition of an innuendo is a subtle, insulting comment or gesture.
The use of words or phrases in a sense opposite to the usual one, as for ironic effect
The use of ridicule, sarcasm, irony, etc. to expose, attack, or deride vices, follies, etc.
Courteous regard or respect
An occurrence, result, or circumstance notable for such incongruity:
witty language used to convey insults or scorn; ; ; --Jonathan Swift
The condition, quality, or fact of being incongruous
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