Jest and Pleasantry

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

Pleasantry is a synonym for jest in joke topic. In some cases you can use "Pleasantry" instead a noun "Jest", when it comes to topics like trick, wittiness. popular alternative
Nearby Words: jesting, jested, jester, jestingly
Synonyms for Jest

Pleasantry

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Pleasantry noun – Something said or done to cause laughter.
Usage example: his after-dinner speeches usually include the sort of gentle pleasantry that raises a chuckle

Jest is a synonym for pleasantry in joke topic. You can use "Jest" instead a noun "Pleasantry", if it concerns topics such as trick, wittiness, nice remark. popular alternative
Nearby Word: pleasant
Synonyms for Pleasantry
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