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IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) of jests

The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin alphabet. With phonetic transcriptions, dictionarie tell you about the pronunciation of words, because the spelling of an English word does not tell you how you should pronounce it. Below is the phonetic transcription of jests:
/d͡ʒɛsts/

Derived Form of jests

noun
root word: jest
plural: jests
verb
root word: jest
third person: jests
past: jested
past participle: jested
present participle: jesting
Noun: jest
1
a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
  1. he told a very funny joke
  2. he knows a million gags
  3. thanks for the laugh
  4. he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest
  5. even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point
Synonymsjoke, gag, laugh, jest, jape,
Hyponymsbelly laugh, dirty joke, ethnic joke, funny story, in-joke, one-liner, shaggy dog story, sick joke, sight gag,
Hypernymswit,
Meronymspunch line,
Partsgag line*, laugh line*, punch line*, tag line*,
Type ofhumors, humours, wits, witticisms, wittinesses,
Typesbelly laugh*, blue joke*, blue story*, dirty joke*, dirty story*, ethnic joke*, funny story*, good story*, howlers, in-jokes, one-liners, riots, screams, shaggy dog story*, sick joke*, sidesplitters, sight gag*, thigh-slappers, visual joke*, wows,
2
activity characterized by good humor
Synonymsjest, joke, jocularity,
Hyponymsdrollery, leg-pull, pleasantry,
Hypernymsdiversion,
Type ofdiversions, recreations,
Typesdrolleries, leg-pullings, leg-pulls, pleasantries, waggeries,
Verb: jest
1
tell a joke; speak humorously
  1. He often jokes even when he appears serious
Synonymsjoke, jest,
Hyponymsgag, horse around, pun,
Hypernymscommunicate,
Type ofcommunicates, intercommunicates,
Typesarses around, fools, fools around, gags, horses around, puns, quips,
See alsojest at, jester,
2
act in a funny or teasing way
Synonymsjoke, jest,
Hyponymsclown,
Hypernymsact,
Type ofacts, behaves, does,
Typesantics, clowns, clowns around,
See alsojester,

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  1. His jests were proven tragically prophetic when, the emails ceased.
  2. Also, Gwynplaine's father was betrayed by, wait for it, his jester, whose jests were
  3. no man's jests, eat when I have stomach and wait for no man's
  4. seems not in him by some large jests he will make. Well I am
  5. you break jests as braggarts do their blades, which God be
  6. It will be the same light, the same jests,
  7. that jests on the hopelessness of its aspirations
  8. He jests at scars that never felt a wound. Soft! what light through yonder window breaks?
  9. He stumbles blindly in to the scornful jests.
  10. With merriment and jests
  11. He jests at scars that never felt a wound.
  12. you can see Bree is there next to all of her jests go emerald man oh my gosh
  13. No more jests
  14. of nature. It surely does not. God never jests with us,
  15. Hiding his bitter jests in blunt behavior: And, to be noted for a merry man,