Gag and Jest

Gag

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Gag noun – Something said or done to cause laughter.
Usage example: the movie featured a gag involving a chicken driving a car that audiences thought was hysterically funny

Jest is a synonym for gag in joke topic. In some cases you can use "Jest" instead the word "Gag" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like play, trick, practical joke, laughter. popular alternative
Synonyms for Gag

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

Gag is a synonym for jest in joke topic. You can use "Gag" instead the word "Jest" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as trick, laughter. popular alternative
Nearby Words: jesting, jested, jester, jestingly
Synonyms for Jest

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good good gag good jest
short short gag short jest

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  • The word "joke" has a number of synonyms, including wisecrack, gag, prank, quip, jape and jest.
  • Series / Parks and Recreation In a blink-and-you'll-miss-it gag, it's called the "Incandenza-Pemulis Parenting Compatibility Test" (after two characters from David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest).
  • 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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