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jape

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of jape

  1. something said or done to cause laughter <by the standards of today's no-holds-barred satire, Will Rogers' homespun japes about politicians seem awfully gentle> Synonyms boff (or boffo), boffola, crack, drollery, funny, gag, giggle [chiefly British], joke, jest, josh, laugh, nifty, one-liner, pleasantry, quip, rib, sally, waggery, wisecrack, witticism, yuk (or yuck also yak or yock) [slang]Related Words funning, joking, wisecracking; knee-slapper, panic [slang], riot, scream, thigh-slapper; antic, buffoonery, caper, leg-pull, monkeyshine(s), practical joke, prank, trick; burlesque, caricature, lampoon, mock, mockery, parody, put-on, riff; banter, kidding, persiflage, raillery, repartee; drollness, facetiousness, funniness, hilariousness, humorousness; comedy, humor, wit, wordplay




jape

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of jape

  1. to make jokes <the characters in Oscar Wilde's plays jape with a readiness and sophistication that is rarely, if ever, encountered in real life> Synonyms banter, chaff, fool, fun, gag, joke, jest, jive, jolly, josh, kid, quip, wisecrack, yuk (or yuck) [slang]Related Words gibe (or jibe), haze, jeer, mock, rag, rally, razz, rib, ridicule, tease; caricature, lampoon, parody, satirize; amuse, divert, entertain




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