- 1(humorous) to say things that are not serious or true, especially in order to make someone laugh synonym joke
- 2 Would I jest about such a thing?
NAmE//dʒɛst//[intransitive, transitive] jest (about something) + speech (formal or )Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they jest
he / she / it jests
past simple jested
-ing form jesting