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jests, plural;
  1. Speak or act in a joking manner
    • - you jest, surely?
    • - “I don't know about maturing,” jests William
  1. A thing said or done for amusement; a joke
    • - there are jests about administrative gaffes
    • - it was said in jest
  2. An object of derision
    • - lowly virtue is the jest of fools

  1. joke: a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"
  2. joke: tell a joke; speak humorously; "He often jokes even when he appears serious"
  3. activity characterized by good humor
  4. joke: act in a funny or teasing way
  5. A joke is a question, short story, or depiction of a situation made with the intent of being humorous. To achieve this end, jokes may employ irony, sarcasm, word play and other devices. Jokes may have a punchline that will end the sentence to make it humorous.
  6. Ještěd (Jeschken) is the highest mountain peak (1,012 meter) of the Ještěd-Kozákov Ridge near Liberec in the north of the Czech Republic. From the summit there are views into Germany and Poland. The Horní Hanychov region of Liberec is just under the mountain.
  7. An act performed for amusement; a joke; Someone or something that is ridiculed; the target of a joke; To tell a joke; to talk in a playful manner; to make fun of something or someone