jest

  1. a humorous anecdote or remark
  2. activity characterized by good humor

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Jest

• (v. i.) To make merriment by words or actions; to joke; to make light of anything. • (v. i.) The object of laughter or sport; a laughingstock. • (n.) A deed; an action; a gest. • (n.) A mask; a pageant; an interlude. • (n.) Something done or said in order to amuse; a joke; a witticism; a jocose or sportive remark or phras...
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jest

joke 1 jocularity noun activity characterized by good humor
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Jest

Jest intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Jested ; present participle & verbal noun Jesting .] 1. To take part in a merrymaking; -- especially, to act in a mask or interlude. [ Obsolete] Shak. 2. To mak...
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Jest

Jest noun [ Middle English jeste , geste , deed, action, story, tale, Old French geste , Late Latin gesta , orig., exploits, neut. plural from Latin gestus , past participle of gerere to bear, carry, accomplish, perform; perhaps orig., to make to come, bring, ...
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jest

activity characterized by good humor
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jest

jest 1. To act, write, or speak in a playfully joking manner about something. 2. A joke or witty remark; a witticism. 2. A bantering remark; a piece of good-natured ridicule; a taunt. 3. Etymology: from the 13th century, via Old French geste, 'romantic exploit' from Latin gestus and gerere, 'to behave, to perform'.
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jest

[n] - activity characterized by good humor
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