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Adjective: jesting  jes-ting
  1. Characterized by jokes and good humour
    "He defines wit as respectable jesting without any obscenity";
    - jocose, jocular, joking
Verb: jest  jest
  1. Tell a joke; speak humorously
    "He often jests even when he appears serious";
    - joke
     
  2. Act in a funny or teasing way
    - joke

See also: humorous, humourous [Brit, Cdn, non-standard], jest at

Type of: act, behave, communicate, do, intercommunicate

Encyclopedia: Jesting

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