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  • n. joking
  • n. bantering; ridicule
  • n. mocking
  • adj. facetious
  • adj. humorous
  • adj. playful; mocking
  • adj. jeering
  • v. Present participle of jest.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Sportive; not serious; fit for jests.
  • n. The act or practice of making jests; joking; pleasantry.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Given to jesting; playful: as, a jesting humor.
  • Fit for joking; proper to be joked about.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. characterized by jokes and good humor

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