Example sentences for: jest

How can you use “jest” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This useless blurb is only half in jest.

  • David Foster Wallace wrote in Infinite Jest : "Talent is its own expectation.

  • ' (David Foster Wallace, about Infinite Jest [weighing in at 1,088 pages, including 200 odd pages of footnotes] in Salon .)"-- Andrew Staples

  • The Economist gets a little closer to the heart of the matter when its editorialist writes, "Many people, when hearing an ironic remark, may not realize that it is meant in jest.

  • Hailed as one of the best writers of his generation in 1996 when he published the immense novel Infinite Jest , Wallace irks the critics with this collection, which is mainly a series of sketches describing extremely unpleasant and misogynistic men.


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