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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jo•cosedʒoʊˈkoʊs, dʒə-(adj.)

  1. 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.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jesting, jocose, jocular, joking(adj)

    characterized by jokes and good humor


  1. jocose(Adjective)

    given to jest; habitually jolly

  2. jocose(Adjective)

    playful; characterized by joking

  3. Origin: From iocosus, from iocus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jocose(adj)

    given to jokes and jesting; containing a joke, or abounding in jokes; merry; sportive; humorous


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