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jest

synonym (synonym of jest)

  • (noun.communication)
    a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.act)
    activity characterized by good humor (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    tell a joke; speak humorously (verb.communication)
     

also (also)

hypernym (jest IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter (noun.communication)
    a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter (noun.communication)
     
  • act in a funny or teasing way (verb.body)
    behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself (verb.body)
     
  • activity characterized by good humor (noun.act)
    an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates (noun.act)
     
  • tell a joke; speak humorously (verb.communication)
    transmit thoughts or feelings (verb.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF jest relation)

  • a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter (noun.communication)
    a joke that seems extremely funny (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an indelicate joke (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a joke at the expense of some ethnic group (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line) (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a joke that is appreciated only by members of some particular group of people (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a one-line joke (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a long rambling joke whose humor derives from its pointlessness (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a joke in bad taste (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a joke whose effect is achieved by visual means rather than by speech (as in a movie) (noun.communication)
     
  • act in a funny or teasing way (verb.body)
    act as or like a clown (verb.body)
     
  • activity characterized by good humor (noun.act)
    a quaint and amusing jest (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    as a joke: trying to make somebody believe something that is not true (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an agreeable or amusing remark (noun.act)
     
  • tell a joke; speak humorously (verb.communication)
    make jokes or quips (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    indulge in horseplay (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    make a play on words (verb.creation)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter (noun.communication)
    the point of a joke or humorous story (noun.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from jest)

  • (noun.person)
    someone who writes comic material for public performers (noun.person)
     
  • (verb.body)
    produce laughter (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    make jokes or quips (verb.communication)
     
  • act in a funny or teasing way (verb.body)
    activity characterized by good humor (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages (noun.person)
     
  • activity characterized by good humor (noun.act)
    a person who enjoys telling or playing jokes (noun.person)
     
  • (verb.body)
    act in a funny or teasing way (verb.body)
     
  • (adj.all)
    characterized by jokes and good humor (adj.all)
     
synonym also hypernym hyponym part holonym derivation gag jape joke jocularity blackguard guy jest at laugh at make fun poke fun diversion recreation humor act behave do drollery waggery leg-pull leg-pulling pleasantry belly laugh gag line laugh line punch line tag line joker jokester joke jesting jocose gagman

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