Jest and Practical joke


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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

Practical joke and jest are semantically related in prank topic. In some cases you can use "Practical joke" instead a noun "Jest", when it comes to topics like joke.
Nearby Words: jesting, jested, jester, jestingly
Synonyms for Jest

Practical joke

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Practical joke noun – A playful or mischievous act intended as a joke.
Usage example: friends had left the risqué message on his voice mail as a practical joke

Jest and practical joke are semantically related in joke topic. You can use "Jest" instead a noun phrase "Practical joke".
Synonyms for Practical joke
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