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Definition of "japery" []

  • A jest or joke (noun)
  • To joke or jest (about) (verb)
  • Jesting, joking (noun)

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Use "japery" in a sentence
  • "Thus far the storyline has consisted of endless scenes in which rhubarbing menials stand around with folded arms, the mood pitched somewhere between the knockabout rustic japery of Straw Dogs and the apocalyptic menace of a Yeo Valley ad."
  • "Having previously tried various shades of sexism, anti-environmentalism, liberal-baiting which, to be fair, works, and must be extremely satisfying and other offensive/hilarious topics too numerous and tedious to mention, the team this week settled on "xenophobic japery" as the hue du jour."
  • "But the whole show is meta, in truth, and quite deep, too, for all the japery."