joke around

joke around

v.
1. To act amusingly and without seriousness: We didn't mean to appear rude—we were just joking around.
2. To fool someone lightheartedly: I was just joking around with you when I said that I cut my hair.
See also: around, joke
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Despite the pain, Pumaren can't help but joke around with his situation.
The temptation to joke around with the foreign Ambassadors especially the ones of the great forces only to draw attention, it always gives great populist results but the consequences are always difficult.
He jokes around when it's time to joke around and the guy can also get really serious when he gets angry.
TOP Gear executive producer Andy Wilman last night insisted the show "would not base a joke around soldiers in conflict".
I love to joke around, and most of my friends do, too.
Summary: This Morning's Phillip and Holly joke around after the show wins an NTA.
Once in a while I help at my friend's dad's cafe and this guy works there, so we'll talk and joke around, and even play fight.
With Charlie, we knew we could push his buttons and joke around about his personal life all the time.
I am 18 years old and love to have fun and joke around, however, I would never mock people the way Kate has done.
A After the plane touched down, the man told police that he "only wanted to joke around with everyone".
All the guys on the team who are going to different colleges joke around.
Yes, many people joke around with me because it seems that we gays and Jews control the media and politics.
We joke around with each other all the time and nothing's really taboo," Koller says as a variety of memories coalesce underneath the surface of his calm voice.
Carmena also enjoyed the class because Grandiva dancers joke around and root for each other's multiple turns.
The band liked to joke around but performed every song, including the classic Butterfly Collector, with plenty of passion.