Definition of Shaggy dog story

1. Noun. A long rambling joke whose humor derives from its pointlessness.

Generic synonyms: Gag, Jape, Jest, Joke, Laugh



Definition of Shaggy dog story

1. Noun. A long-winded tale or yarn featuring extensive narration of typically irrelevant details, usually resulting in a pointless or absurd punchline, which is often a pun or Spoonerism on a known catchphrase. ¹

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