Jest ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Jest ( noun )

  1. A remark made to cause amusement or laughter.
  2. Something said or done for fun or to tease someone.

Origin:

The word jest comes from the old french word "jeste" and it was first used in english in the 14th century.

Examples:

  1. He made a jest about his own misfortune.
  2. It was just a jest, I didn't mean any harm.
  3. The comedian's jest was met with laughter.
  4. She was the life of the party with her jests.
  5. He made a jest about the weather.

(As a verb)

Jest ( verb )

  1. A remark made to cause amusement or laughter.
  2. Something said or done for fun or to tease someone.

Origin:

The word jest comes from the old french word "jeste" and it was first used in english in the 14th century.

Examples:

  1. He made a jest about his own misfortune.
  2. It was just a jest, I didn't mean any harm.
  3. The comedian's jest was met with laughter.
  4. She was the life of the party with her jests.
  5. He made a jest about the weather.
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