Synonyms for (noun) jape

Synonyms: gag, jape, jest, laugh, joke

Definition: a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter

Usage: he told a very funny joke; he knows a million gags; thanks for the laugh; he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest; even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point

Similar words: wit, witticism, wittiness, humor, humour

Definition: a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter