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jo·cose

 (jō-kōs′)
adj.
1. Given to joking; merry.
2. Characterized by joking; humorous.

[Latin iocōsus, from iocus, joke; see yek- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

jo·cose′ly adv.
jo·cose′ness, jo·cos′i·ty (-kŏs′ĭ-tē) n.

jocose

(dʒəˈkəʊs)
adj
characterized by humour; merry
[C17: from Latin jocōsus given to jesting, from jocus joke]
joˈcosely adv
joˈcoseness, jocosity n

jo•cose

(dʒoʊˈkoʊs, dʒə-)

adj.
given to or characterized by joking; playful.
[1665–75; < Latin jocōsus=joc(us) joke + -ōsus -ose1]
jo•cose′ly, adv.
jo•cos′i•ty (-ˈkɒs ɪ ti) jo•cose′ness, n.

jocose

- From Latin jocus, "joke, jest," it means "full of jokes."
See also related terms for jest.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.jocose - characterized by jokes and good humor
humorous, humourous - full of or characterized by humor; "humorous stories"; "humorous cartoons"; "in a humorous vein"

jocose

adjective (Old-fashioned) humorous, funny, pleasant, witty, merry, playful, mischievous, joyous, comical, jesting, teasing, jovial, droll, blithe, facetious, jocular, waggish, sportive His conversation is carefully maintained at a level of jocose pomposity.

jocose

adjective
Intended to excite laughter or amusement:
Translations

jocose

adj (dated)scherzend, launig (geh)