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jest

noun [C]  us   /dʒest/
a joke: We were able to laugh aloud at every jest.in jest If you say something in jest, you are not serious about it: His remarks about the Beatles were in jest.
Translations of “jest”
in Vietnamese lời nói đùa…
in Spanish broma…
in Thai การพูดตลก…
in Malaysian jenaka…
in French plaisanterie…
in German der Scherz…
in Chinese (Traditional) 笑話, 滑稽事…
in Indonesian kelakar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 笑话, 滑稽事…
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