English to Welsh Meaning :: jest

smaldod, ysmaldodcellwair, cellweirio
Jest :
- chellwairjestedjestingjests

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Noun(1) a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter(2) activity characterized by good humor
Verb(1) tell a joke; speak humorously(2) act in a funny or teasing way

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(1) ÔÇÿSaving the world is now a daily chore,ÔÇÖ Bono joked to The New York Times - even in jest , it's a completely ridiculous thing to say.(2) ÔÇÿOptimism,ÔÇÖ he writes, paraphrasing Marx in jest , ÔÇÿis the Opium of the people!ÔÇÖ(3) Mr. Tomlinson said that his comment was in jest and that he couldn't imagine how remarks at ÔÇÿa fun occasionÔÇÖ were taken the wrong way.(4) you jest, surely?(5) lowly virtue is the jest of fools(6) At the same time, however, he admits, ÔÇÿa lot of truth is said in jest .ÔÇÖ(7) I said this in jest but should have known better.(8) it was said in jest(9) In jest , he tells Jake he shouldn't talk about his injury, making it a mystery like Henry's bicycle.(10) I was accused, only partly in jest , of being a Communist.(11) Shouldn't we all be nervous whenever we hear, even in jest , the word ÔÇÿczarÔÇÖ being bandied about?(12) Keith, aged 33, said: ÔÇÿA year later I asked her to marry me in jest and she said yes, so I asked her properlyÔǪ after a few beers.ÔÇÖ(13) he laughed uproariously at his own jest(14) ÔÇÿNo, I am not okay,ÔÇÖ replied Ferry, perhaps only half in jest , ÔÇÿI look absolutely awful in that picture.ÔÇÖ(15) Sure, one could say that the sexual shirts are an exaggeration - that they should be read in jest - but they still insinuate where your value lies.(16) In jest or not, this is not particularly sporting if you ask me.
Related Words
(1) in jest ::
yn chellwair
1. joke ::
2. fool around ::
chwarae o gwmpas
3. joke ::
Different Forms
jest, jested, jesting, jests
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