jesting[ jest ]SEE DEFINITION OF jesting
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JESTING
She knew that this jesting choice would have serious import.
Daisy laughed gayly at recollection of the London woman's jesting.
Besides, they were very long, which indicated that he was not jesting.
Some of his readers complain that they often do not know whether he is serious or jesting.
Macquart was in a jesting mood, glowing with wild exultation.
Well, he said, jesting apart, tell me when the meeting occurred.
"Undoubtedly,—'t is a jesting matter," he answered with terrible irony.
You are jesting, uncle, she replied, but her heart was heavy already.
We think, however, that the truth is with us, in spite of jesting Pilate.
I'm always in earnest when I'm jesting; that's the only clue I can give you.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR JESTING
- feeling one's oats
- full of pep