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jests

noun , plural of jest

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1 something said or done to cause laughter
  • laughed politely at his feeble jest about his pet mosquito
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2 a playful or mischievous act intended as a joke
  • putting a mouse in her desk drawer was intended to be a harmless jest
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3 a person or thing that is made fun of
  • his outlandish costumes made him the jest of the town
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