1. in jest
    I asked him jokingly whether he thought he could drive the Calcutta-Peshawar express
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How To Use jestingly In A Sentence

  • Neither let this be jestingly conceived, bicause the works of the one be essenciall, the other in imitation or fiction: for everie understanding, knoweth the skill of ech Artificer standeth in that Idea, or fore conceit of the worke, and not in the worke it selfe. Defence of Poesie
  • Now she could understand, that "calenture" which he had sometimes jestingly alluded to, as coming upon him at times, when he felt literally sick for the sight of a green field or a hedge full of birds. Mistress and Maid. A Household Story.
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