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Meaning of JOCULAR

Pronunciation:  'jâkyulur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  with humor; "they tried to deal with this painful subject jocularly"
  2. [adj]  characterized by jokes and good humor

JOCULAR is a 7 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: humorous, humourous, jesting, jocose, jocosely, joking



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Joc"u*lar\, a. [L. jocularis, fr. joculus, dim. of
jocus joke. See {Joke}.]
1. Given to jesting; jocose; as, a jocular person.

2. Sportive; merry. ``Jocular exploits.'' --Cowper.

         The style is serious and partly jocular. --Dryden.

Thesaurus Terms
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