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20 terms

Jest

Chapter 3, section 10
STUDY
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banter
playful teasing; joking; raillery
caricature
drawing, imitation, or description that ridiculously exaggerates peculiarities or defects
droll
odd and laughter-provoking
facetious
in the habit of joking: said in jest without serious intent
flippant
treating serious matters lightly
harlequin
buffoon; clown
hilarious
boisterously merry; very funny
hilarity
noisy gaiety; mirth; jollity; glee
ironic or Ironical
containing or expressing irony
irony
species of humor whose intended meaning is the opposite of the words used: state of affairs contrary to what would normally be expected
jocose
given to jesting; playfully humorous; jocular
levity
lack of proper seriousness; trifling gaiety; frivolity
ludicrous
exciting laughter; ridiculous; farcical; absurd
parody
humorous imitation
sarcasm
sneering and often ironic language intended to hurt a person's feelings
sarcastic
given to or expressing sarcasm
sardonic
bitterly sarcastic; mocking; sneering
satire
language or writing that exposes follies or abuses by holding them up to ridicule
satiric or satirical
given to or expressing satire
travesty
imitation that makes a serious thing seem ridiculous; mockery