Funny and Jest

Funny

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Funny noun – Something said or done to cause laughter.
Usage example: let's can the funnies—we've got serious work to do here

Jest is a synonym for funny in joke topic. In some cases you can use "Jest" instead a noun "Funny", when it comes to topics like laughter.
Nearby Words: funning, funnily
Synonyms for Funny

Jest

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Jest noun – Something said or done to cause laughter.
Usage example: laughed politely at his feeble jest about his pet mosquito

Funny is a synonym for jest in joke topic. You can use "Funny" instead a noun "Jest", if it concerns topics such as crack, laughter. informal substitute
Nearby Words: jesting, jested, jester, jestingly
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Both words in one sentence

  • Turn your distress and tears into jest, Your pain and sobbing into a funny face - Ah!
  • The Code Geass picture drama Miraculous Birthday has a funny gag where Lelouch incorrectly teaches the student council to say "Yes, your ma-JEST-y" repeatedly.
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