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Meaning of JESTING

Pronunciation:  'jesting

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  characterized by jokes and good humor
 

JESTING is a 7 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: humorous, humourous, jocose, jocular, joking
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Jest"ing\, a.
    Sportive; not serious; fit for jests.
    
          He will find that these are no jesting matters.
                                                   --Macaulay.
    
    
  2. \Jest"ing\, n.
    The act or practice of making jests; joking; pleasantry.
    --Eph. v. 4.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: Attic, bantering, biting, brilliant, chaffing, clever, droll, facetious, fooling, funny, hazing, humorous, humorsome, jocose, jocular, joking, joky, jollying, joshing, keen, keen-witted, kidding, mordant, nimble-witted, pointed, pungent, quick-witted, ragging, rapier-like, razzing, ribbing, roasting, salt, salty, scintillating, sharp, smart, sparkling, sprightly, teasing, twitting, whimsical, witty
 

 

 

 

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