Sorry, no definitions found.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The jokelet, curiously enough, had already been printed in "Mark Lemon's Jest-Book," and was so far a classic that it is to be found in the "Arlequina" of 1694.

    The History of "Punch"

  • The serene old gentleman feels the pulse, with his head reflectively on one side, -- tells his little jokelet about Sir Astley Cooper, or some other worthy of the profession, -- shakes his fat sides with a cheery laugh, -- "And now, my dear," he says, "let us look at the tongue.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 96, October 1865

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.