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jape

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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jape

verb

Synonyms of jape (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Jape.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jape. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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