Jest and Prank


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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

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


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Prank noun – A playful or mischievous act intended as a joke.
Usage example: as a prank, several students managed to change all the classroom clocks to different times

Jest is a synonym for prank in joke topic. You can use "Jest" instead a noun "Prank", if it concerns topics such as play, trick. popular alternative
Nearby Words: prankish, prankster, pranked, pranking
Synonyms for Prank

How words are described

good good jest good prank
innocent innocent jest innocent prank
next next jest next prank

Both words in one sentence

  • The word "joke" has a number of synonyms, including wisecrack, gag, prank, quip, jape and jest.
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