(Phrases). To play the fool; to jump over the moon; to make a night of it; to have one's fling; desipere in loco; ridentem dicere verum, quid vetat?

    (Adjectives). Amusing, amusive, diverting, etc., amused, etc.

    Sportive, jovial, festive, jocose, tricksy, rompish, etc.

    (Phrases). Playful as a kitten; "On the light fantastic toe"; vive la bagatelle!

  1. Weariness (Substantives), tedium, ennui, boredom, lassitude, fatigue 688, dejection, see 837.
  2. Disgust, nausea, loathing, sickness, disgust of life, tœdium vitœ, Weltschmerz.

    Wearisomeness, irksomeness, tiresomeness, monotony, treadmill, grind.

    A bore, a buttonholer, proser.

    (Phrases). A twice-told tale; time hanging heavily on one's hands; a thin time.

    (Verbs). To tire, weary, fatigue, bore; set to sleep, send to sleep.

    To sicken, disgust, nauseate.

    (Phrase). To harp on the same string.

    (Adjectives). Wearying, etc., wearisome, tiresome, irksome, uninteresting, devoid of interest, monotonous, humdrum, mortal, flat, tedious, prosy, prosing, slow, soporific, somniferous.

    Disgusting, sickening, nauseating.

    Weary, tired, etc.; unenjoyed, uninterested, flagging, used up, blasé, bored, stale, fed up, life-weary, weary of life; drowsy, somnolent, sleepy, etc.

    (Adverb). Wearily, etc.

    (Phrase). Usque ad nauseam.

  3. Wit (Substantives), humour, imagination 515, fancy, fun, pleasantry, drollery, whim, jocularity, facetiousness, waggery, waggishness, wittiness, salt, Atticism, Attic wit, Attic salt, esprit, smartness, banter, badinage, farce, espièglerie.
  4. Jest, joke, jape, conceit, quip, quirk, crank, wheeze, sidesplitter, concetto, witticism, repartee, retort, mot, bon-mot, pleasantry, funniment, flash of wit, sally, point, dry joke, idle conceit, epigram, quibble, play upon words, pun 563, conundrum, anagram 533, quodlibet, eu d'esprit, facetiœ; a chestnut, a Joe Miller; an absurdity, see 497.

    A practical joke, a rag.

    (Phrases). The cream of the jest; the joke of it; merum sal; le mot pour rire.

    (Verbs). To joke, jest, jape, retort; to cut jokes, crack a joke, perpetrate a joke or pun.

    To laugh at, banter, jeer 856, rag, to make fun of, make merry with.

    (Phrase). To set the table in a roar.

    (Adjectives). Witty, facetious, humorous, fanciful, quickwitted, ready-witted, nimble-witted, imaginative 515, spirituel, smart, jocose, jocular, waggish, comic, comical, laughable, droll, ludicrous, side-splitting, killing, funny, risible, farcical, roguish, sportive, pleasant, playful, sparkling, entertaining, arch.

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