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26 of the Best Mother-In-Law Jokes


Whether you’re looking for comical or controversial, we’ve pulled together a hitlist of the best mother in law jokes on the world wide web.

We’ve got one-liners, wedding jokes, and a whole lot more…

Feel free to copy and paste as required!

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If you’re considering using any mother-in-law jokes in your wedding speech, definitely err on the side of caution – or it could be a bad start to the rest of your life!!

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The Best Mother-in-Law Jokes

#1 A guy is driving along and sees his mother-in-law being attacked by seven blokes.

“Aren’t you going to help?!” asked his wife.

“No,” said the man, “seven should be enough.”

#2 My mother-in-law stopped in for a visit.

“Staying long?” I asked.

“Just until I start getting on your nerves,” she replied.

“Oh, so you won’t even stay for a tea?”

#3 What do you call it if you’re late for dinner at your mother-in-law’s?

Delaying the inedible.

#4 Named my daughter after my mother-in-law?

Passive-Aggressive Nutcase just started secondary school.

#5 Why did the mother-in-law cross the road?

She thought it was a boundary.

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#6 In the story of Adam and Eve, Adam didn’t have a mother-in-law… he really did live in paradise, didn’t he!

#7 Jon said: “My mother-in-law is an angel.”

“You’re a lucky fella,” Andy replied, “mine’s still alive!”

#8 What’s the difference between outlaws and in-laws?

Outlaws are Wanted.

#9 I haven’t spoken to my mother-in-law in six months… I don’t like to interrupt her.

#10 My mother-in-law bought a parrot recently but had to return it.

“This talking parrot you sold me doesn’t speak!” she said.

“I haven’t had the chance!” replied the parrot.

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#11 I don’t know what I’d do without my mother-in-law… but it’s nice to think about!

#12 I took my dog to the vet today because it bit my mother-in-law.

“Did you have it put to sleep?” my friend asked.

“No,” I replied, “I had its teeth sharpened!”

#13 My wife asked if her mother-in-law could come down for the weekend.

“Why?” I asked.

“Because she’s been on the roof for two weeks now and it’s starting to rain.”

#14 My mother-in-law always said she’d dance on my grave if I died… I’m now planning on being buried at sea.

#15 The mother-in-law is coming to stay with us for a couple of weeks.

Had to clear out half my closet so she has somewhere to hang upside down to sleep.

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#16 Employee: “Can I have tomorrow off to go and visit my mother-in-law?”

Boss: “No chance!”

Employee: “Thanks, I knew you’d understand!”

#17 I’m trying to get my mother-in-law to go ice fishing before the ice gets too thick.

#18 What do turkeys and mothers-in-law have in common?

Seeing them once a year at Christmas is enough!

#19 How many mothers-in-law does it take to change a light bulb?

One. She just holds it whilst the world revolves around her.

#20 Spent the last five years trying to find my mother-in-law’s killer…

Still can’t find someone to do it.

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#21 Thanks to my mother-in-law for the countless criticism, ‘tips’, and generally awful comments… I’ll file them away between ‘I’ and ‘don’t give a f***’

#22 What’s the difference between a mother-in-law and a boa constrictor? A boa constrictor eventually lets go

#23 What’s the difference between a mother-in-law and a tornado? Nothing, both come into your life and cause devastation.

Wedding Mother-in-Law Jokes

#24 I’ve been informed this is the only time in a man’s life when he can be around his wife and mother-in-law and not be interrupted… so hold tight because I’m going to take full advantage!

#25 I always cringe when I hear jokes about how difficult mothers-in-law are because my own experience has been far from that. She’s beautiful, smart, funny [turn to mother-in-law]… sorry, am I reading this right?

#26 A lot of people believe that women marry men like their fathers, which is why [bride]’s mother was crying her eyes out during the ceremony.

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