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Jocular definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

JOC'ULAR, a. [L. jocularis, from jocus, a joke.]
1. Jocose; waggish; merry; given to jesting; used of persons.
2. Containing jokes; sportive; not serious; as a jocular expression or style.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: characterized by jokes and good humor [syn: jesting, jocose, jocular, joking] adv
1: with humor; "they tried to deal with this painful subject jocularly" [syn: jocosely, jocular]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Latin jocularis, from joculus, diminutive of jocus Date: 1626 1. given to jesting ; habitually jolly or jocund 2. characterized by jesting ; playful Synonyms: see witty jocularity noun jocularly adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 merry; fond of joking. 2 of the nature of a joke; humorous. Derivatives: jocularity n. (pl. -ies). jocularly adv. Etymology: L jocularis f. joculus dimin. of jocus jest

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Jocular Joc"u*lar, a. [L. jocularis, fr. joculus, dim. of jocus joke. See Joke.] 1. Given to jesting; jocose; as, a jocular person. 2. Sportive; merry. ``Jocular exploits.'' --Cowper. The style is serious and partly jocular. --Dryden.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If you say that someone has a jocular manner, you mean that they are cheerful and often make jokes or try to make people laugh. (FORMAL) He was in a less jocular mood than usual... = jovial ADJ

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. See jocose.

Moby Thesaurus

Attic, biting, brilliant, buxom, clever, comic, comical, droll, facetious, frivolous, funny, gleeful, hilarious, humorous, humorsome, jesting, jocose, jocund, joking, joky, jolly, joshing, jovial, joyful, joyous, keen, keen-witted, laughable, laughter-loving, ludicrous, merry, mirth-loving, mirthful, mordant, nimble-witted, playful, pointed, pungent, quick-witted, rapier-like, rejoicing, risible, salt, salty, scintillating, sharp, smart, sparkling, sportive, sprightly, whimsical, witty




 


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