Adjective "jestful" definition and examples


1. a joke or witty remark; witticism.

2. a bantering remark; a piece of good-natured ridicule; taunt.

3. sport or fun: to speak half in jest, half in earnest.

4. the object of laughter, sport, or mockery; laughing-stock.

5. Obsolete. an exploit.Compare gest. verb (used without object)

6. to speak in a playful, humorous, or facetious way; joke.

7. to speak or act in mere sport, rather than in earnest; trifle (often followed by with): Please don't jest with me.

8. to utter

More examples(as adjective)

"swipes can be jestful."