jesty

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

jest +‎ -y

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

jesty (comparative more jesty, superlative most jesty)

  1. Inclined to jest; waggish; sportive.
    • Herman Melville
      Such a funny, sporty, gamy, jesty, joky, hoky-poky lad, is the Ocean.