Definitions for jocularˈdʒɒk yə lər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

joc•u•larˈdʒɒk yə lər(adj.)

  1. given to or characterized by jesting; waggish; facetious:

    jocular remarks.

Origin of jocular:

1620–30; < L joculāris, der. of jocul(us) little joke

joc′u•lar•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

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

    characterized by jokes and good humor

  2. jocosely, jocular(adverb)

    with humor

    "they tried to deal with this painful subject jocularly"

Wiktionary

  1. jocular(Adjective)

    Humorous, amusing or joking.

  2. Origin: From iocularis, from ioculus, diminutive of iocus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jocular(adj)

    given to jesting; jocose; as, a jocular person

  2. Jocular(adj)

    sportive; merry

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