japeworthy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apparently from Chaucer.

Adjective[edit]

japeworthy (comparative more japeworthy, superlative most japeworthy)

  1. (archaic, rare) Worthy of being japed, mockable.
    • 1975, Georgette Heyer, My Lord John, 1976, Bantam Books, page 299,
      All over Europe, people were cracking the lewdest jests about them; no one could decide which of the two was the most japeworthy; [] .