inside joke

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inside joke (plural inside jokes)

  1. (idiomatic) A joke that is understood or meant to be understood only by certain people who are aware of the details.
    Synonyms: in-joke, private joke
    After the incident with the potato peeler, references to potatoes became an inside joke among the witnesses.

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