An object of amusement or laughter
Words or actions intended to excite laughter or amusement
To make jokes; behave playfully
To make fun or make fun of
He could jest, it was said, even in his last moments.
The elderly man had always started out each day by telling a silly jest to his wife.
In jest, he stated that Jonathan was merely seeking the best fashion example he could find.
Tony was not amused at the embarrassing jest made about him.
A few years later it began to be a standing jest that he was great in the sense that a pit is great: the more that is taken from it the greater it grows.