Definition of jokey in English:


(also joky)


  • Not serious; teasing or humorous.

    ‘a brief exchange of jokey comments’
    • ‘Ryan's whole body tensed up and his jokey, light-hearted aura dissipated in a second.’
    • ‘She said they became engaged in a jokey text conversation.’
    • ‘He was often very jokey and I was always pleased to see him.’
    • ‘Working for opposing stations the two men relished the jokey adversarial relationship they shared - one which continues until today.’
    • ‘‘The police officer was quite jokey at the end of the conversation, but said I'd have to remove the advert,’ he added.’