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Definition of "jesting" []

  • Joking (noun)
  • Bantering; ridicule (noun)
  • Mocking (noun)
  • Facetious (adjective)
  • Humorous (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "jesting" in a sentence
  • "However, this jesting is written by people who really know their Canadiana."
  • "And he does not know that yesterday was a day of purposely prepared rack and thumbscrew, whereby he was justly tortured for his guilt in jesting about Tib's avoirdupoise-weight; but he knows how he missed her all day, and how essential she is to his very existence."
  • "We laughed and jested lightly enough, as about us jostled the merry throng; but under our jesting was the deep earnestness of man and woman well advanced across the threshold of love and yet not too sure each of the other."