A playful or amusing act; a prank. See Synonyms at joke.
A frolicsome or frivolous feeling: spoken in jest.
An object of ridicule; a laughingstock.
A witty comment.
An act performed for enjoyment; a joke.
somebody or something this is certainly ridiculed; the goal of a tale.
A deed; an action; a gest.
A mask; a pageant; an interlude.
Something done or said in order to amuse; a tale; a witticism; a jocose or sportive remark or phrase. See Synonyms under Jest, v. i.
the thing of laughter or sport; a laughingstock.
An act; deed; achievement; exploit; gest. See gest, n.
an account of achievement or adventure; a story; romance. See gest, n., 2.
A mask; masquerade; pageant.
A spoken pleasantry; a laughable or intentionally ludicrous saying; a witticism; a tale; a sally.
An acted pleasantry; a, jocular or playful activity; some thing done in order to make recreation or cause laughter.
the item of laughter, recreation, or mockery; a laughing-stock.
Synonyms Jest, Joke; quip, quirk, witticism, sally. A tale is generally rougher or less fine than a jest, as a practical laugh, but jest usually suggests more of lightness or scoffing than laugh, as to change everything into jest. Joke is the word to be utilized in which action is suggested; jest is generally put on some thing stated.
a humorous anecdote or remark intended to trigger laughter