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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter.

Usage examples (37)
  • Even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point
  • Had the band hidden it as a cunning jape, I mused?
  • The younger man ignored the jape, or pretended to.
  • Well, that jape had cost him the offer of a drink. for more
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