japery
noun see jape I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • japery — jap·ery …   English syllables

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  • jape — japer, n. japery, n. japingly, adv. /jayp/, v., japed, japing, n. v.i. 1. to jest; joke; gibe. v.t. 2. to mock or make fun of. n. 3. a joke; jest; quip. 4. a trick or practical joke. [1300 50; ME japen …   Universalium

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