Sentence Examples


  • He could jest, it was said, even in his last moments.
  • The elderly man had always started out each day by telling a silly jest to his wife.
  • A few years later it began to be a standing jest that he was great in the sense that a pit is great: the more that is taken from it the greater it grows.
  • Tony was not amused at the embarrassing jest made about him.
  • Jacob is normally a kind person, so I think his rude comment was simply made in jest and meant to be funny.