• WordNet 3.6
    • v josh be silly or tease one another "After we relaxed, we just kidded around"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • josh To chaff; make fun of.
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In literature:

The boys would josh me to death, and if the story got to my wife it would be all off.
"The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton" by Wardon Allan Curtis
The new-comer is no stranger: it is only Josh Stebbins, the schoolmaster of Swampville.
"The Wild Huntress" by Mayne Reid
Here is the proof of it, Josh.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
Josh Halsey was the second one to fall on that fatal day.
"Hanover; Or The Persecution of the Lowly" by David Bryant Fulton
I wanted to get a whack at you, just to prove I'm not joshing.
"The Ranch at the Wolverine" by B. M. Bower
I laughed at her and joshed her out of it.
"Sawtooth Ranch" by B. M. Bower
Skip along, you two, and make amends for joshing Jud so.
"The Banner Boy Scouts Snowbound" by George A. Warren
The Harvard boys had to stand for an awful joshing on the way they had been outwitted by 'Lo!
"Bert Wilson on the Gridiron" by J. W. Duffield
The others joshed him about Della frequently.
"The Radio Boys with the Revenue Guards" by Gerald Breckenridge
They were drowned on the reef, and Harry did actually recover the bodies of the Senor Montefalderon, and of Josh, the steward.
"Graham's Magazine Vol XXXII. No. 3. March 1848" by Various

In news:

Compiled by Josh Leventhal November 21, 2011.
The song is Josh Ritter's Love Is Making Its Way Back Home.
Defensive back Josh Evans and the rest of the Florida Gators have given their fans plenty to be happy about this season.
"District 9" star Sharlto Copley has been offered the villain role in Spike Lee's "Oldboy" and is in early talks to join Josh Brolin and Elizabeth Olsen in Mandate Pictures' revenge thriller.
Watch Josh Hutcherson's Audition Video.
(center, from left) Nick Lia, Michael Harchar, Matthew Glory, Daniel D’Errico, Sr. Patrol Leader Jeffery Pennington, Josh Wilkinson, Steven Stewart and Scoutmaster Keith Aiello.
Canada geese feed and rest at Josh's Pond.
University of Colorado senior Josh Yeaton takes off for a training ride on his bicycle on Tuesday, March, 13, at his home on Santa Clara Place in Boulder.
Ladies, Josh's banjo dream and cubby men.
Josh McLear holding Blaze who who wanted to be pampered.
Pallbearers at services scheduled for 2 pm today at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid for Earl O Culbertson , 85, who died March 10, 2005, will be: Mike Culbertson , Josh Culbertson , Tim Kellick, Gerald Jackson, Joe Munger and Joe Rice.
BW hangs its head in shame, hides its tail between its legs and says one big fat "We're sorry" to Josh Ritter.
The Los Angeles Dodgers will send Josh Beckett to the mound tonight against the Colorado Rockies (8:40 ET) as he makes his debut for Los Angeles.
Brian De Palma's The Black Dahlia , from a screenplay by Josh Friedman, based on the novel by James Ellroy, managed to baffle me for most of its two-hour running time during a last-minute preview screening before its theatrical release.
Josh Wolbeck, who is new to the organic farming industry, stands by his herd of cows on his family's farm outside of Sauk Centre.

In science:

We thank Lisa Messeri and Josh Winn for very helpful discussions.
Three Possible Origins for the Gas Layer on GJ 1214b
The Utah group thanks Valentina Morandi and Josh Holt for help with the high pressure and ps measurements.
Evidence for Excimer Photoexcitations in an Ordered {\pi}-Conjugated Polymer Film
But then the process never terminates: Josh had a simple example in higher genus where a component would sink into the singular locus.
GW Invariants Relative Normal Crossings Divisors
The authors would like to thank the referee, Josh Winn, for his insightful comments and constructive suggestions. D. J. A.
Rossiter-McLaughlin Effect Measurements for WASP-16, WASP-25 and WASP-31
The author acknowledges fruitful collaborations with, conversations with, or input from Josh Dolence, Jeremiah Murphy, Christian Ott, Jeremy Goodman, Louis Howell, Rodrigo Fernandez, Manou Rantsiou, Tim Brandt, Eli Livne, Luc Dessart, Todd Thompson, Rolf Walder, Stan Woosley, Ann Almgren, John Bell, and Thomas Janka.
Perspectives on Core-Collapse Supernova Theory