Jest and Joke

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

Joke is a synonym for jest in respect topic. In some cases you can use "Joke" instead the word "Jest" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like fool, prank, trifle, funny. popular alternative
Nearby Words: jesting, jested, jester, jestingly
Synonyms for Jest

Joke

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Joke noun – Something said or done to cause laughter.
Usage example: he was known for his hilarious jokes

Jest is a synonym for joke in respect topic. You can use "Jest" instead the word "Joke" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as play, fool, fun, trifle. popular alternative
Nearby Words: joking, joker, jokey, joked, jokingly
Synonyms for Joke

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good good jest good joke
short short jest short joke
next next jest next joke
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