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    jape - Dictionary definition and meaning for word jape

    Definition
    (noun) a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
    Synonyms : gag , jest , joke , laugh
    Example Sentence
    • 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
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for jape

jape sounds like ape. ape means imitator. person who imitates others is also able to tell a joke.

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