Noun(1) a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
(1) the childish jape of depositing a stink bomb in her locker(2) What cheered me up further was the readiness of the coach drivers to jape and joke about with people who didn't understand English.(3) Yes, there will be stunts - a previous jape involved sending three crisp-munching dwarves to disrupt a magazine industry conference - but there will also be his brand of dark, occasionally cruel humour.(4) At school I sat in anticipation of the day that Mr Sutton would come in and tell us that everything we had learned so far had been an elaborate jape on his part, and the real stuff would now begin.(5) Maria began to laugh jovially, as though this was all just a jape .(6) I like the way they laugh and jape while queuing for baguettes, chips, burgers or whatever takes their fancy, and I like the way they stand and sit in small groups to take their lunch in good company.(7) Tama Janowitz, the novelist, was among those who made speeches, and a tape was played showing the designer japing around with Debbie Harry, who was likewise present.(8) It is hard to believe that this man captained an Essex side renowned for their humour and jolly japery .(9) UPDATE I think I've been japed by this Amazon reviewer├ö├ç┬¬ My irony detector must be on the blink this morning.(10) If Elizabeth was the King's trusty squire, Margaret was his jester, winning his affection - as she learned to attract social attention - by jokes, japes and mischief.(11) Well I'm sure they will be laughing if we pick him, but not because of his jolly japes .(12) I particularly enjoyed the jolly japes and larks of Ping the Elastic Man, Tin-Can Tommy and Whoopee Hank the slapdash sheriff.(13) The jury heard that the funsters had been given the keys to the house by their boss, Mr Ahern, on the assumption that he would be joining them soon for a summer of high octane japes .(14) Ron suspected that she knew that he and Alan would be off for schoolboy japes and wizard pranks at any opportunity.(15) There is no doubt that away from the microphone and jolly japes there was a complex and serious man.(16) Mathews concocts burlesques and parodies of such rare excellence as to put one in mind of the broad literary japery of Terry Southern at his most inspired.
(1) jape :: jape
1. joke ::
2. laugh ::
3. jest ::
4. gag ::
Different Formsjape, japed, japes, japing
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