Definitions for jocosedʒoʊˈkoʊs, dʒə-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
given to or characterized by joking; playful.
Origin of jocose:
1665–75; < L jocōsus=joc(us)joke+-ōsus -ose1
jo•cos′i•ty-ˈkɒs ɪ ti(n.)
jesting, jocose, jocular, joking(adj)
characterized by jokes and good humor
given to jest; habitually jolly
playful; characterized by joking
Origin: From iocosus, from iocus.
given to jokes and jesting; containing a joke, or abounding in jokes; merry; sportive; humorous