80 Funniest “What Do You Call?” Jokes

What do you call a boomerang that doesn't come back? A stick. Laughing yet? These hilarious "what do you call?" jokes are sure to make you giggle.

Out of all the different types of jokes, “what do you call?” jokes can be the funniest. They’re simple, engage the audience with a question, and easy to remember. These funny riddle jokes are the perfect conversation booster. Sure, your friends might get annoyed if you spew too many at them, but true friends (the ones we think are worth keeping around) will answer these question jokes with a few funny guesses before you give them the hilarious punch line. To help you get lots of laughs, we’ve rounded up some of the best “what do you call?” jokes for you to share with your friends. We know that there are a lot of bad jokes out there, but these ones are sure to hit. If your audience is slightly younger, try out these knock-knock jokes for kids. Or, if you have a more twisted sense of humor, check out these dark jokes.

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Best what do you call jokes

Q: What do you call a fake noodle?
A: An impasta!

Q: What do you call something that runs but never gets anywhere?
A: A refrigerator.

Q: What do you call something that’s easy to get into, but hard to get out of?
A: Trouble.

Q: What do you do to get a robot mad?
A: Push all of its buttons.

Q: What do you call a joke without a punchline?
A: Silence.

Q: What do you call a horse that can’t lose a race?
A: A sherbet.

Q: What do you call the security guards outside the Samsung factory?
A: The Guardians of the Galaxy.

Q: What do you call someone that saw an iPhone being stolen?
A: An iWitness.

Q: What do you call someone who never passes gas in public?
A: A private tutor.

Q: What do you call it when a prisoner takes his own mugshot?
A: A cellfie.

Q: What do you call blackbirds that stick together?
A: Vel-crows.

Q: What do you call the daughter of a hamburger?
A: Patty.

Q: What do you call a tiny mother?
A: A minimum!

Q: What do you call a policeman in bed?
A: An undercover cop.

Q: What do you call a soldier who survived mustard gas and pepper spray?
A: A seasoned veteran.

Q: What do you call a funny mountain?
A: Hill-arious.

Q: What do you call a boomerang that doesn’t come back?
A: A stick.

Q: What do you call a factory that manufactures products that are just OK?
A: A satisfactory.

Q: What do you call a bagel that can fly?
A: A plain bagel.

Q: What do you call a person with a briefcase in a tree?
A: Branch manager.

Q: What do you call someone who cleans the bottom of the ocean?
A: A mer-maid.

Q: What do you call something that goes up when the rain comes down?
A: An umbrella.

Q: What do you call a doctor who fixes websites?
A: A URL-ologist.

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What do you call jokes for kids

Q: What do you call a sleeping dinosaur?
A: A dinosnore.

Q: What do you call a Christmas tree that knows karate
A: Spruce Lee.

Q: What does a triangle call a circle?
A: Pointless.

Q: What do you call a piece of sad cheese?
A: Blue cheese.

Q: What do you call a cow in an earthquake?
A: A milkshake.

Q: What do you call an M&M that went to college?
A: A smarty.

Q: What do you call a baby polar bear?
A: An ice cub.

Q: What do you call a witch that lives at the beach?
A: A sand witch.

Q: What do you call a key that opens the door on Thanksgiving?
A: A turkey.

Q: What do you call a cheese that doesn’t belong to you?
A: Nacho cheese!

Q: What do you call a cow that plays a musical instrument?
A: A moosician.

Q: What do you call shorts that clouds wear?
A: Thunderwear.

Q: What do you call milk that gets anything it wants?
A: Spoiled milk.

Q: What do you call a dog magician?
A: A labracadabrador.

Q: What do you call a funny mountain?
A: Hill-arious.

Q: What do you call a cute door?
A: Adorable.

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Cheesy what do you call jokes

Q: What do you call someone who draws funny pictures of cars?
A: A car-toonist.

Q: What do you call a magician on a plane?
A: A flying sorcerer.

Q: What do you call fruit playing the guitar?
A: A jam session.

Q: What do you call the shoes that all spies wear?
A: Sneakers.

Q: What do you call something you can serve, but never eat?
A: A volleyball.

Q: What did the alien say to the garden?
A: Take me to your weeder.

Q: What do you call a skeleton who went out in freezing temperatures?
A: A numb skull.

Q: What do you call a farm that grows bad jokes?
A: Corny.

Q: What do you call the lights on Noah’s Ark?
A: Flood lights.

Q: What do you call a snobby criminal walking down the steps?
A: A condescending con descending!

Q: What do you call a dollar frozen in a block of ice?
A: Cold hard cash.

Q: What do you call a dead pine tree?
A: A nevergreen.

Q: What do you call a pencil that is broken?
A: Pointless.

Q: What do you call two birds in love?
A: Tweethearts!

Q: What do you call a sad coffee?
A: Depresso.

Q: What do you call a priest that becomes an attorney?
A: Father-in-Law.

Q: What do you call a man with a toilet on his head?
A: John.

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Animal “what do you call?” jokes

Q: What do you call two octopuses that look exactly the same?
A: Itenticle.

Q: What do you call a crab that plays baseball?
A: A pinch hitter.

Q: What do you call a fish with no eyes?
A: Fsh.

Q: What do you call a dancing lamb?
A: A baaaaaa-llerina!

Q: What do you call a bear with no socks?
A: Barefoot.

Q: What do you call a snail aboard a ship?
A: A snailor.

Q: What do you call an aardvark that is three feet long?
A: A yardvark.

Q: What do you call a pony with a sore throat?
A: A little horse.

Q: What do you call a deer that only costs a dollar?
A: A buck.

Q: What do you call a dog that’s freezing?
A: A chili dog.

Q: What do you call a horse that likes arts and crafts?
A: A hobby horse.

Q: What do you call a bear in the rain?
A: A drizzly bear.

Q: What do you call an illegally parked frog?
A: Toad!

Q: What do you call a meditating wolf?
A: Aware wolf!

Q: What do you call a pile of cats?
A: Meowtain.

Q: What do you call a rabbit that is really cool?
A: A hip hopper.

Q: What do you call a bee that’s having a bad hair day?
A: A frisbee.

Q: What do you call a camel with no humps?
A: Humphrey.

Q: What do you call a row of rabbits hopping away?
A: A receding hare line!

Q: What do you call an owl that’s a magician?
A: Who-dini.

Q: What do you call a bear that never wants to grow up?
A: Peter Panda!

Q: What do you call a dinosaur with a big vocabulary?
A: A thesaurus.

Q: What do you call an egg laid by an evil chicken?
A: A deviled egg.

Q: What do you call an alligator wearing a vest?
A: An investigator.

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