Josh - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dʒɑːʃ|  American pronunciation of the word josh
Brit.  |dʒɒʃ|  British pronunciation of the word josh

verb

- be silly or tease one another (syn: banter, chaff, jolly, kid)

Examples

Don't take him seriously. He's just joshing.

...don't get all hot and bothered! I'm just joshing you...

...a close-knit family constantly exchanging lighthearted joshes at the dinner table...

The guys josh him and call him an egghead.

The pair had a baby, Josh, in August.

Josh left the company, leaving the field clear for me.

Josh manoeuvred himself out of bed and hobbled to the door.

Josh rolled over and went back to sleep.

Josh resigned himself to the long walk home.

...Josh felt uncomfortably full, as he was not accustomed to eating so much....

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: josh
he/she/it: joshes
present participle: joshing
past tense: joshed
past participle: joshed
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