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Noun
Good-natured teasing or exchanging of clever remarks
“… lots of laughter and elbow-nudging jesting at family reunions.”
Noun
The humorous or amusing aspects of something
Noun
Foolish or unacceptable behaviour
Noun
The behaviour expected of a buffoon
Noun
An illicit or ridiculous activity or escapade
Noun
A disrespectful levity or pertness especially in respect to grave or sacred matters
Noun
Denoting amusement, enjoyment or pleasure
Noun
Joking, tricks
Adjective
Marked by or expressive of mild or good-natured teasing
“… made jesting comments about my need for serious fashion advice.”
Adjective
Witty, jocular, like a wag
Verb
Present participle for speak in a joking way
“I sipped my ale, and wondered what if anything the two men had spoken of while I jested with Hildfleda.”
Verb
Present participle for to make jokes
“He enjoyed drinking and jesting with his cronies.”
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