jest about

jest about someone or something

to make jokes about someone or something. There is no need to jest about Lady Bracknell. I wish you would not jest about that.
See also: jest
References in classic literature ?
How can the king have the heart to jest about a man who has rendered him so many and such great services?
Michelle has already warned Shell in jest about stealing her man for romantic bread-making sessions and has hardly taken her eyes off the pair since.
Ten camera delay settings allow this system to adjust to jest about any hunting situation you can dream up.
Scientists jest about making so-called quantum computers from cups of coffee (SN: 1/18/97, p.