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japenoun [C]

uk   us   /dʒeɪp/ old-fashioned or humorous
an ​activity done to make someone ​laugh or to ​trick someone: They put a ​frog in her ​boots for a jape.
(Definition of jape from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jape”
in Chinese (Simplified) 玩笑, 恶作剧…
in Chinese (Traditional) 玩笑, 惡作劇…
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