100 Jokes to Tell Your Friends (And Make Them Laugh)

Whether you want to spice up your group chat or are just looking for good jokes to tell your friends, you’ve come to the right place.

It can feel scary to tell jokes because there is pressure to make people laugh. But as long as you don’t take yourself too seriously and just have fun, you can’t go wrong.

Enjoy making yourself and your friends laugh with the following 100 jokes.

Sections

  1. Funniest jokes
  2. Dumb jokes
  3. Jokes to tell over text
  4. Dirty jokes
  5. Bad jokes
  6. Funny knock-knock jokes
  7. Smart jokes
  8. Weird jokes
  9. Dark jokes
  10. Confusing jokes
  11. Pun jokes
  12. Common questions

Funniest jokes to tell your friends

If you’re looking for great jokes to tell your friends to make them laugh, then look no further. Here are 14 super funny jokes that are sure to make your friends laugh out loud.

1. Why don’t they play poker in the jungle? Too many cheetahs
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2. What did the frustrated cat say? Are you kitten me right meow
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3. What kind of tea is hard to swallow? Reality

4. What did the Buddhist say to the hot dog vendor? Make me one with everything
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5. How did the hamburger know he needed new pants? His buns were showing
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6. What do you call two monkeys that share an Amazon account? Prime mates

7. What do you call a pile of cats? A meow-tain
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8. If you’re American when you go into a bathroom and when you come out, what are you while you’re inside? European
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9. What’s the leading cause of dry skin? Towels

10. When does Snoop Dogg use an umbrella? For drizzle
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11. What kind of cereal do dads like? Corn flakes
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12. When does a joke become a dad joke? When it becomes apparent

13. Why is it hard to explain puns to kleptomaniacs? They always take things literally
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14. If you see a robbery at an Apple store, what does it make you? An Iwitness

You might also be interested in this article about how to be funny in a conversation.

Dumb jokes to tell your friends

Stupid jokes are a different kind of funny. If you want to make your friends smile and possibly roll their eyes, then these silly jokes are sure to do the trick.

1. Why did the M&M go to school? Because he wanted to be a Smartie
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2. Why was the candle happy? It was liiit
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3. Why wouldn’t the sesame seed leave the casino? It was on a roll

4. Why shouldn’t you write with a broken pencil? Because it’s pointless
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5. Why is Peter Pan always flying? He neverlands
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6. What kind of pants does Mario wear? Denim denim denim

7. What did the buffalo say when his son left? Bison
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8. Why did the chef die? He ran out of thyme
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9. Where can you find your grandma in a hurry? Insta-gram

10. What do dentists call their x-rays? Tooth pics
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11. Why did the farmer win an award? He was out standing in his field
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12. Why do melons have weddings? Because they cantaloupe

13. My teachers told me my procrastination would keep me from being successful. I told them, “Just you wait!”
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14. Why can’t a bike stand on its own? It’s two-tired
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15. What did the duck say when it bought lip gloss? “Put it on my bill”

Jokes to tell your friends over text

If you don’t have the pleasure of seeing your friends every day, it’s important to keep your online conversations with them fun. The following are 9 super funny jokes that can help keep conversation flowing with your besties.

1. Do you know how I’m sure we’ll be friends forever? Because we’re too lazy to find other friends
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2. Just remember that if you lose your shoe at the party tonight, it’s not cause it’s a fairytale… it’s cause you’re drunk
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3. How do you find Will Smith in the snow? Look for fresh prints

4. Always remember not to take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive
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5. Wanna hear two short jokes and a long joke? Joke, joke, jooooooke
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6. What do you call a Frenchman in sandals? Phillipe Floppe

7. Working in a mirror factory is something I could totally see myself doing
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8. I have an inferiority complex, but it’s not a very good one
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9. RIP to boiling water. You will be mist

Dirty jokes to tell your friends

If you’re looking for clean funny jokes to tell your friends, then look elsewhere. These are hilarious jokes for adults that are a little bit on the crazy side. They are perfect for sending to your dirty-minded friends.

1. What did the elephant ask the naked man? How do you breathe out of that thing?
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2. Why did the ketchup blush? He saw the salad dressing
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3. What’s the best thing about gardening? Getting down and dirty with your hoes

4. What do you call a person who doesn’t masturbate? A liar
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5. Why don’t witches wear underwear? Because they need a better grip
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6. What did the toaster say to the slice of bread? I want you inside me

Bad jokes to tell your friends

The following are corny jokes that you might find a little cringey, but be honest, who doesn’t love a good dad joke? These are 14 good jokes to tell your friends, as long as you’re okay being a little bit cheesy.

1. Why did the bee get married? He found his honey
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2. Why can’t you trust atoms? Because they make up everything
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3. Why do mushrooms get invited to every party? Because they’re fun-gis

4. Do you call an elephant that doesn’t matter? An ir-relephant
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5. Where did Napoleon keep his armies? In his sleevies
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6. What do you call a can opener that doesn’t work? A can’t opener

7. I can’t tell if I like my blender or not… It keeps giving me mixed results
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8. How does a penguin build its house? Igloos it together
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9. What do you call a fake noodle? An impasta

10. Why was 6 afraid of 7? Because 7 ate 9
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11. What do you call a cold dog? A chili dog
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12. What did the bartender say to the horse? Why the long face

13. Who keeps the ocean clean? Mer-maids
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14. What do you call a dinosaur with an extensive vocabulary? A thesaurus

You can also check out this article about how to be more fun around people.

Funny knock-knock jokes to tell your kids

Knock-knock jokes can be a little annoying for adults, but they’re great to tell kids. If you’re looking for very funny jokes to share with your kids to strengthen your bond and make them laugh, then the following 9 jokes are perfect.

1. Knock knock – Who’s there – Annie – Annie who? – Annie body gonna open this door?
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2. Knock knock – Who’s there – Nana – Nana who? – Nana your business
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3. Knock knock – Who’s there – Spell – Spell who? – W-H-O

4. Knock knock – Who’s there – Justin – Justin who? – Justin the neighborhood, thought I’d stop by
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5. Knock knock – Who’s there – Cows go – Cows go who – No cows go moo
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6. Knock knock – Who’s there – Boo – Boo who? – Why are you crying?

7. Knock knock – Who’s there – Beets – Beets who? – Beets me
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8. Knock knock – Who’s there – Honey bee – Honey bee who? – Honey bee a dear, and open the door
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9. Knock knock – Who’s there? – Turnip – Turnip who – Turnip this song! It’s my favorite

Smart jokes to tell your friends

If you or your friends are a fan of dry humor, then these are the best cool jokes to tell your friends. They’re also PG enough to share with coworkers or tell your mates at school.

1. What’s the best way to flirt with a math teacher? Use acute angle
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2. What did the DNA say to the other DNA? Do these genes make me look fat?
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3. What’s the most terrifying word in nuclear physics? “Oops”

4. What do you get when you cross a joke with a rhetorical question?
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5. A photon is going through airport security. The TSA agent asks if he has any luggage. The photon says, “No, I’m traveling light.”
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6. Anybody who believes in telekinesis, raise my hand

You might also be interested in this article on how to banter.

Weird jokes to tell your friends

Try telling your friends these random jokes to make them laugh.

1. Why do bees have sticky hair? Because they use honeycombs
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2. Where do you learn to make a banana split? At sundae school
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3. What did the mime say to the audience? Nothing, because he’s a professional, duh

4. Why did the invisible man turn down the job? He couldn’t see himself doing it
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5. What’s the best way to burn 1000 calories? Leave the pizza in the oven
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6. If athletes get athlete’s foot, what do elves get? Mistle-toes

7. What’s orange and sounds like a parrot? A carrot
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8. What do you get from a pampered cow? Spoiled milk
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9. What do you call an empty can of Cheese Whiz? Cheese was

10. How do you make holy water? You boil the hell out of it

Dark jokes to tell your friends

The following jokes are a little messed up, but they can be pretty funny jokes to tell your friends when they’re feeling sad or need a pick-me-up. Just make sure they’re a fan of mean jokes.

1. How do you know you’re ugly? If you always get handed the camera for group photos
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2. What’s the difference between a Lamborghini and a dead body? I don’t have a Lamborghini in my garage
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3. What’s red and bad for your teeth? A brick

4. I have many jokes about unemployed people. Sadly, none of them work
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5. My grandfather said my generation relies too much on technology. So I unplugged his life support

Confusing jokes to tell your friends

The following are 5 tricky jokes to tell your friends, with answers included. Stump your friends with the following random jokes.

1. How do you drown a hipster? In the mainstream
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2. What’s the dumbest animal in the jungle? A polar bear
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3. What has a bed that you can’t sleep in? A river

4. What starts with an “E,” ends with an “E” and only has one letter in it? An envelope
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5. What runs around a yard without ever moving? A fence

Pun jokes to tell your friends

If your friends enjoy dry humor, then have fun making them laugh with the following punny jokes.

1. Why did the golfer bring two pairs of pants? In case he got a hole-in-one
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2. How can you tell if a vampire is sick? By how much he is coffin
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3. Why were the Middle Ages called the Dark Ages? There were too many knights

4. What kind of concert only costs 45 cents? A 50 Cent concert featuring Nickelback
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5. What kind of shoes do burglars wear? Sneakers
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6. How do you talk to an Italian ghost? With a Luigi board

7. What do you call a magician who lost their magic? Ian

Common questions

How do you tell funny jokes to your friends?

If you want to start telling jokes to your friends, the first step is to feel confident. Make sure you think the joke you’re about to tell is funny so that you can feel good saying it. Even if the joke doesn’t land, don’t be discouraged. Laugh at yourself, and try again another time.

Viktor is a Counselor specialized in interpersonal communication and relationships. He manages SocialSelf’s scientific review board. Follow on Twitter or read more.

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