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From Middle English geste (idle tale), from Old French geste (acts, exploits), from Latin gesta (acts, deeds)

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Jest

Plural
Jests

Jest (plural Jests)
  1. (archaic) An act performed for amusement; a joke.
    I shall not succumb to your jests!
  2. (obsolete) Someone or something that is ridiculed; the target of a joke.
    Your majesty, stop him before he makes you the jest of the court.

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to Jest

Third person singular
Jests

Simple past
Jested

Past participle
Jested

Present participle
Jesting

to Jest (third-person singular simple present Jests, present participle Jesting, simple past and past participle Jested)
  1. To tell a joke; to talk in a playful manner; to make fun of something or someone.
    Surely you jest!

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jest

  1. is, 3rd person singular present tense of być (to be)
    • usage with adjectives
      Ona jest ładnaShe's pretty
    • usage with noun complements: takes the instrumental case
      Agnieszka jest studentkąAgnieszka is a student.
  2. (mathematics) is, equals (see also wynosi)
    dwa plus dwa jest czteryTwo plus two is fourcs:jest

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