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a.1.Given to jesting; full of jokes.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Whenever anyone talked too loudly or released a series of forceful sneezes, or so much as dropped a phone, a chorus of jestful "shhhhssshs!" would rise from all corners of the newsroom.
I can't appreciate enough the creative freedom you gave me; the jestful email correspondence and most importantly for giving me this position.
And he says that he "thinks" of her with a Spanish possessive adjective and a formal, though jestful, form of address, "In Spanish I thought of her as Nuestra Sefiora de los Apple knockers" (229).