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Engelsk navneord: jest

1. jest (om kommunikation) a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe told a very funny joke.
He knows a million gags.
Thanks for the laugh.
He laughed unpleasantly at his own jest.
Even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gag, jape, joke, laugh


Mindre specifikke termerhumor, humour, wit, witticism, wittiness


Mere specifikke termerbelly laugh, blue joke, blue story, dirty joke, dirty story, ethnic joke, funny, funny remark, funny story, good story, howler, in-joke, one-liner, riot, scream, shaggy dog story, sick joke, sidesplitter, sight gag, thigh-slapper, visual joke, wow


Omfatter disse specifikke termergag line, laugh line, punch line, tag line

2. jest (om handling) activity characterized by good humor


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)jocularity, joke


Mindre specifikke termerdiversion, recreation


Mere specifikke termerdrollery, leg-pull, leg-pulling, pleasantry, waggery


Engelsk udsagnsord: jest

1. jest (om kommunikation) tell a joke; speak humorously


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe often jokes even when he appears serious.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)joke


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termercommunicate, intercommunicate


Mere specifikke termerarse around, fool, fool around, gag, horse around, pun, quip

2. jest (i anatomi) act in a funny or teasing way


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)joke


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termeract, behave, do


Mere specifikke termerantic, clown, clown around









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