Definition of Jestingly

1. Adverb. In jest. "I asked him jokingly whether he thought he could drive the Calcutta-Peshawar express"

Exact synonyms: Jokingly
Partainyms: Jesting, Joking



Definition of Jestingly

1. adv. In a jesting manner.

Definition of Jestingly

1. Adverb. said, written or done in jest ¹

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Definition of Jestingly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jestingly

jest at
jestbook
jestbooks
jested
jestee
jestees
jester
jesters
jestest
jesteth
jestful
jestfully
jestfulness
jesting
jestingly (current term)
jestings
jestress
jestresses
jests
jesty
jesuit
jesuits
jet
jet-black
jet-engine
jet-lagged
jet-pack
jet-packs
jet-propelled

Literary usage of Jestingly

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1. Matthew Paris's English History: From the Year 1235 to 1273 by Matthew Paris, John Allen Giles, William Rishanger (1889)
"... legate were jestingly conversing together, and promising to co-operate with each other against everybody in everything, satirically enough rebuked them ..."

2. Larcher's Notes on Herodotus: Historical and Critical Comments on the by Pierre-Henri Larcher (1844)
"... remarking that the Persian women were very handsome and of very elegant figure, said jestingly, that they were the torment of the eyes. XIX. 23. ..."

3. The Life and Letters of George Bancroft by Mark Antony De Wolfe Howe (1908)
"So far he spoke jestingly. And then taking a graver tone he said, 'I chose to know him only as one on whom the American government had conferred an ..."

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