插科打諢

ChineseEdit

 
insert; stick in; pierce; to take part in; to interfere; to interpose
 
branch of study; administrative section; division; field; branch; stage directions; family (taxonomy); rules; laws; to mete out (punishment); to levy (taxes, etc.); to fine somebody
trad. (插科打諢) 打諢
simp. (插科打诨) 打诨
alternative forms 打諢插科打诨插科
Literally: “(of an actor of traditional Chinese opera) to make people laugh through actions and jokes (during a performance)”.

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IdiomEdit

插科打諢

  1. to jest; to joke; to tell a joke; to crack a joke; to wisecrack

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