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Meaning of JOCUND

Pronunciation:  'jâkund

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  full of or showing high-spirited merriment; "when hearts were young and gay"; "a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth; "the jolly crowd at the reunion"; "jolly old Saint Nick"; "a jovial old gentleman"; "have a merry Christmas"; "peals of merry laughter"; "a mirthful laugh"
 

JOCUND is a 6 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: gay, jolly, jovial, joyous, merry, mirthful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Joc"und\, [L. jocundus, jucundus, orig., helpful, fr.
    juvare to help. See {Aid}.]
    Merry; cheerful; gay; airy; lively; sportive.
    
          Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day Stands
          tiptoe on the misty mountain tops.       --Shak.
    
          Rural sports and jocund strains.         --Prior.
    -- {Joc"und*ly}, adv. -- {Joc"und*ness}, n.
    
    
  2. \Joc"und\, adv.
    Merrily; cheerfully. --Gray.
    
    
 

 

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