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jest

noun /dʒest/
a joke; something done or said to cause amusement
broma
He was renowned for his jests.
jester noun in former times, a man employed in the courts of kings, nobles etc to amuse them with jokes etc
bufón
a court jester.
in jest as a joke; not seriously
tomárselo a broma
His remarks were made in jest.
Translations of “jest”
in French plaisanterie…
in German der Scherz…
in Chinese (Traditional) 笑話, 滑稽事…
in Chinese (Simplified) 笑话, 滑稽事…
(Definition of jest from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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