josher
noun see josh I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • josher — josh informal ► VERB ▪ tease playfully; banter. ► NOUN N. Amer. ▪ good natured banter. DERIVATIVES josher noun. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • josher — shə(r) noun ( s) : one that joshes a great little josher … when it comes to kidding Sinclair Lewis * * * joshˈer noun • • • Main Entry: ↑josh …   Useful english dictionary

  • josher — See josh. * * * …   Universalium

  • josher — noun A person who joshes or ridicules …   Wiktionary

  • josher — n. joker, teaser, one who pulls people s legs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • josher — josh·er …   English syllables

  • josh — josher, n. /josh/, v.t., v.i. 1. to chaff; banter in a teasing way. n. 2. good natured banter. [1835 45, Amer.; of obscure orig.] * * * …   Universalium

  • josh — I. verb Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1845 intransitive verb to engage in banter ; joke transitive verb to tease good naturedly ; kid • josher noun II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • joshingly — See josher. * * * …   Universalium

  • kidder — Synonyms and related words: Artful Dodger, Casanova, Don Juan, Machiavel, Machiavelli, Machiavellian, actor, bamboozler, banterer, befuddler, beguiler, chaffer, charmer, counterfeiter, deceiver, deluder, dissembler, dissimulator, dodger, double… …   Moby Thesaurus

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