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Noun: jape  jeyp
  1. A humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
    "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point";
    - joke, gag, laugh, jest
Verb: jape  jeyp
  1. Mock or make fun of playfully
    "the flirting man japed the young woman";
    - tease

Derived forms: japing, japes, japed

Type of: blackguard, drollness, guy, humor [US], humour [Brit, Cdn], jest at, laugh at, make fun, poke fun, rib [informal], ridicule, roast [informal], wit, witticism, wittiness

Encyclopedia: Jape