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Definition 1: a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where jape or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he told a very funny joke
  • he knows a million gags
  • thanks for the laugh
  • he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest
  • even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point

Synonyms for jape in the sense of this definition

(jape is a kind of ...) a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter

(... is a kind of jape ) a joke in bad taste

(... is a kind of jape ) a long rambling joke whose humor derives from its pointlessness

(... is a kind of jape ) a one-line joke

(... is a kind of jape ) a joke that is appreciated only by members of some particular group of people

(... is a kind of jape ) an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line)

"she told a funny story" "she made a funny"

(... is a kind of jape ) a joke at the expense of some ethnic group

(... is a kind of jape ) an indelicate joke

(... is a kind of jape ) a joke that seems extremely funny

(... is a kind of jape ) a joke whose effect is achieved by visual means rather than by speech (as in a movie)

(jape is a part of ...) the point of a joke or humorous story

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