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in-joke

[in-johk] /ˈɪnˌdʒoʊk/
noun
1.
a joke that can be understood or appreciated only by the members of a limited group of people.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples for in-joke
  • Irreverence demystifies art, it draws you into the in-joke, the inner circle of knowledge.
Word Origin and History for in-joke
in-joke
1964, from in (q.v.) + joke.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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