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v. japed, jap·ing, japes
To joke or quip.
To make sport of.
A joke or quip.

[Middle English japen, probably from Old French japer, to yap, chatter, nag, of imitative origin.]

jap′er n.
jap′er·y n.
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In addition, the six consumers to have won the JBL Bluetooth speaker are Japer Ali Said al Nassri, Sajan Podimattam, Rajesh P S, Mohammed Javed Iqbal, Hajer and Faraz.
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Cwmbran fly fisherman Roger Jones also returned 20 fish while Japer van Dalen used various coloured buzzers to catch and release 19 rainbows.
The incident in San Pascual came a week after 41 female students of Japer Memorial School in Barangay Catalina in Sagbayan town were also reported to have been possessed by evil spirits.
MIKE Warren-Madden of Crackpot Cottage, Brockley (it's on the border between Brockholes and Honley) is a man of many attributes: inventor, innovator, joker, japer and champion tripe eater.
Proud Brummies: Carl Chinn, Japer Carrott, Adrian Chiles, Ozzy Osbourne.
The most obvious meaning of the dance is that it is a symbolic representation and mocking parody of the literal cuckolds in the play, who are right there in front of the dancers: Sir Japer Fidget and Pinchwife; and, though he is not yet married, Sparkish has an honorary position in this group, having forced Harcourt into his fiancee's arms.