Joshing

What does joshing mean?

Joking

A slang alternative to "joking around"or "just kidding;" derives from Josh Tatum who was a deaf mute that conned many different American merchants in the 1800s and made a small fortune off the U.S. nickel; also appears as "Joshin'" when people want to sound cooler.

Example

"Hey man, don't freak out, I'm just joshing you!"

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Last Updated: November 27, 2013

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