Definition of Jest

1. Noun. A humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter. "Even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"




2. Verb. Tell a joke; speak humorously. "He often jokes even when he appears serious"
Exact synonyms: Joke
Generic synonyms: Communicate, Intercommunicate
Specialized synonyms: Gag, Quip, Arse Around, Fool, Fool Around, Horse Around, Pun
Also: Jest At
Derivative terms: Jester, Joke, Joke, Joker

3. Noun. Activity characterized by good humor.
Exact synonyms: Jocularity, Joke
Generic synonyms: Diversion, Recreation
Specialized synonyms: Drollery, Waggery, Leg-pull, Leg-pulling, Pleasantry
Derivative terms: Jocular, Jocular, Joke, Joke, Jokester

4. Verb. Act in a funny or teasing way.
Exact synonyms: Joke
Generic synonyms: Act, Behave, Do
Specialized synonyms: Antic, Clown, Clown Around
Derivative terms: Jester, Joke, Joke, Joker

Definition of Jest

1. n. A deed; an action; a gest.

2. v. i. To take part in a merrymaking; -- especially, to act in a mask or interlude.

Definition of Jest

1. Noun. (archaic) An act performed for amusement; a joke. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) Someone or something that is ridiculed; the target of a joke. ¹

3. Verb. To tell a joke; to talk in a playful manner; to make fun of something or someone. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jest

1. to joke [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: joke

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