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jocund

joc·und

jocund

 
pronunciation:
ja knd [or] jo knd
part of speech: adjective
definition: merry or cheerful in manner or appearance; jovial.
Our host had a jocund manner that put us all at ease.
synonyms:
cheerful, jocose, jocular, jovial, merry
similar words:
chipper, convivial, gay, jaunty, jolly, sunny
derivations: jocundly (adv.), jocundity (n.)