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jocose

jo·cose

jocose

 
 
pronunciation:
j kos
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: inclined to joke; jovial; merry.
The jocose old gentleman had everyone at the table chuckling.
similar words:
jocund, jovial
definition 2: funny; humorous.
She began her speech with a few jocose remarks.
antonyms:
grave, lugubrious, sober
derivations: jocosely (adv.), jocoseness (n.)
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