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jesting

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

marked by or expressive of mild or good-natured teasing
  • made jesting comments about my need for serious fashion advice

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jesting

noun

Synonyms of jesting (Entry 2 of 3)

good-natured teasing or exchanging of clever remarks
  • lots of laughter and elbow-nudging jesting at family reunions

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jesting

verb
present participle of jest

Synonyms of jesting (Entry 3 of 3)

to make jokes
  • when I asked my sister for a loan, she laughingly replied, "Surely you jest!"

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“Jesting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jesting. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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