jestingly jestingly


  • (adv) in jest


  1. Aristocratic motorists are often heard to swear jestingly that they would like to do to cyclists some of the things Mortimer surprised and shocked the Empire by doing.
  2. Three hundred Cubans had been brought in to augment the Chilean security setup, so one newsman jestingly asked Castro if he was wearing a bulletproof vest, too.
  3. Nevadans took the shock calmly, jestingly.
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