Part of speech: verb

To joke.

Part of speech: noun

A joke; raillery.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "jest":

  1. " Jest as well," said Mrs. Bates. - "A Daughter of the Land", Gene Stratton-Porter.
  2. You might jest as well calculate on stayin' another night." - "Hoofbeats on the Turnpike", Mildred A. Wirt.
  3. For once Tom Reade didn't have a jest ready. - "The High School Boys' Training Hike", H. Irving Hancock.