jesting
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈdʒɛstɪŋ/
Noun

jesting

  1. joking
    • 1599, William Shakespeare, ''The Passionate Pilgrim
      Yet in the midst of all her pure protestings, / Her faith, her oaths, her tears and all were jestings.
  2. bantering; ridicule
  3. mocking
Adjective

jesting

  1. facetious
  2. humorous
    • 18, Thomas Babington Macaulay, chapter 15, in The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, volume (please specify ), London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, OCLC 1069526323 ↗:
  3. playful; mocking
  4. jeering
Verb
  1. present participle of jest#English|jest



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