37 Dad Jokes That Will Make You Cringe With Embarrassment

What is it with dads and their absolutely terrible cringe jokes? Think about it… every dad around has an arsenal of really bad jokes up his sleeve ready to use for any and every occasion. It’s weird, when we’re young we get so easily embarrassed by all sorts of stuff, dad jokes in particular. As we get older though, we’re finding that some of those very quips end up creeping into our own repertoire, damn! Take a look and prepare to groan loudly!

Cringy Dad Jokes

Why can’t you hear a Pterodactyl going to the bathroom?

Just like many of our parents, dinosaurs existed in their prime in ancient times. To cling onto those memories, sometimes dads will incorporate these very, very old and interesting creatures into their cringy material…
why cant you hear a pterodactyl

If attacked by a mob of clowns

We had to read it twice, but we will admit that this one tickled us. Dad jokes are either the best or the worst!

if attacked by mob of clowns go for the juggler

How do you take your coffee?

You can’t help but wince when your parents say something along these lines, especially in public places…

how do you take your coffee seriously very seriously joke

This bounce castle is twice the price of last year

When a dad gets a joke in their mind, something inside them means that it MUST be released. It doesn’t matter who’s around or how much you beg them not to, that cringe joke is coming out…

bouncy castle inflation

Why couldn’t the bike stand on its own?

Sometimes, if you can spot the early warning signs of a bad joke, you might be able to cover your ears in the nick of time. Others aren’t so lucky.

why couldnt the bike stand on its own joke on fish background

What’s Forrest Gumps favorite pasta?

We like this one and we love Forrest Gump!

what is forrest gumps favorite pasta search

How does Moses make coffee?

Ha. Ha. Slow clap. Ha. Ha…

how does moses make coffee hebrews it

Did you know you can’t play poker in the jungle?

We’ve heard this so many times, it has become somewhat painful to hear. Please, let this joke die out soon! It’s not a classic!

you cant play poker in the jungle theres too many cheetahs joke

Is it just me?

Now, this one, we like. Go ahead people, refresh yourselves with the F5 button, you know you want to…

finger pressing F5 button

I am no cook

We can appreciate the humor here. But, we’re struggling to cope with the fact that the raw chicken is touching the TV remote! We hope the it was thoroughly cleaned before being handled again!

chicken sitting in sink like human with beer and tv remote

They built a hay maze over at the park

Sometimes it’s better to feel satisfied alone than having to hold back with someone!

honey they built a hay maze over at the park comic strip

Nose ring

Typical parenting joke. We bet moms and dads feel so cool when they do this. Meanwhile, their little bundles of joy are eternally eye rolling.

hand wearing ring with nose shape on it

Did you get a hair cut?

These are the kind of cringe jokes that really get on our nerves! However, some people really enjoy this kind of humor. Though, we really can’t figure out why.

did you get a hair cut no i got them all cut

What did the hat say to the hat rack?

 Somethings just shouldn’t be said out loud and this is definitely one of them. Get back in the brain you came from, terrible joke!

what did the hat say to the rack joke with laughing man as background

I’m serious

This joke seems to be a right of passage for all dads. It’s like, you must hear this joke at least 50 times in your entire life or something bad will happen!

scene from Pocahontas with joke dad dont kill him im serious, hi serious im dad

How many south Americans

a brazilian

Be feared or loved?

afraid of how much they love me

Why are graveyards so noisy?

because of all the coffin

Why do crabs never give to charity?

crabs are shellfish

What’s E.T. short for?

et because got little legs

I am going to name my son Physics

father of physics

I know it’s cheesy

feel grate

A hippo and a zippo

hippo or zippo

I’m going to stand outside

im outstanding

Thanks dad for the iPad


I’ve always admired fishermen


How do you find Will Smith in the snow?

look for the fresh prints

Did you hear about the scarecrow who won the award?

out standing in his field

What’s red and smells like white paint?

red paint

You know why the old lady fell down the well?

she didnt see that well

Stop making me laugh


A pirates worst nightmare?

sunken chest with no booty

If you’re not part of the solution

the precipitate

I stayed up all night wondering where the sun had gone

then it dawned on me

When you have a bladder infection

urine trouble

Hey dad, do you know what a meme is?

what do you meme

I’m hip. I surf the web. I text.

why the face

Finally, if you struggle to cope with your dad’s jokes, know that you are not alone. Here we have a group of dad joke survivors that might provide you with some comfort…