Example sentences for: jokey

How can you use “jokey” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It combines the music video syntax of Trainspotting with the jokey nihilist bloodletting of Pulp Fiction . You're supposed to root for the hapless amateur crooks over the platoons of murderous professional ones, and to watch as, with farcical precision, the bad guys end up accidentally blowing one another away.

  • It is so common that many jokey and dismissive blends formed on - lish have almost become technical terms.

  • Now, the sight, in 1997, of self-respecting American trade unionists singing a socialist anthem--in however jokey a spirit--would doubtless set off alarm bells.

  • Because we wrote a jokey little item in this space two weeks ago about having Lewis killed and whatnot, and some people have taken it seriously.


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