jeux de-sprit

jeu d'esprit

[zhœ des-pree]
plural jeux d'esprit [zhœ des-pree] . French.
a witticism.
a literary work showing keen wit or intelligence rather than profundity.

literally, play of spirit Unabridged
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jeu d'esprit (ʒø dɛspri)
n , pl jeux d'esprit
a light-hearted display of wit or cleverness, esp in literature
[literally: play of spirit]

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