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jo·vi·al

 (jō′vē-əl)
adj.
Marked by hearty conviviality and good cheer: a jovial host.

[French, from Middle French, under the favorable astrological influence of the planet Jupiter, jovial, from Old Italian, from Late Latin Ioviālis, of Jupiter, from Latin Iuppiter, Iov-, Jupiter; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots.]

jo′vi·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.
jo′vi·al·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.jovially - in a jovial manner; "he greeted his friend jovially"
Translations
بِمَرَح، بِبَشاشَه
bodře
gemytligtjovialt
glaîlega
güler yüzleneşeyle

jovially

[ˈdʒəʊvɪəlɪ] ADVjovialmente

jovially

[ˈdʒəʊviəli] advjovialement

jovially

advfröhlich, jovial; welcomefreundlich, herzlich

jovially

[ˈdʒəʊvɪəlɪ] advgiovialmente, con giovialità

jovial

(ˈdʒouviəl) adjective
full of good humour. He seems to be in a very jovial mood this morning.
ˌjoviˈality (-ˈa-) noun
ˈjovially adverb
References in classic literature ?
Littimer is a greater fool than I thought him, to have been inquiring for me at all,' said Steerforth, jovially pouring out a glass of wine, and drinking to me.
The inherited stupidity of the race--sound English common sense he jovially termed it--was shown to be the proper bulwark for society.
The other had a face that was brilliant with health, and jovially worth of an epicurean.
A smart boy you've got, Jacob," chuckled Peter, jovially, after the first heart-warming greetings.
Jack was standing in the middle of the stall, and by the moonlight Tip could see he was smiling just as jovially as ever.
Opposite the gangway, having jovially hailed the anchor- watch of the Lancashire Queen and asked the direction of the Scottish Chiefs, another wheat ship, he awkwardly capsized himself.
Driving about from place to place, living jovially at inns, seeing fresh faces constantly, and getting money by all this enjoyment, instead of spending it--what a life for me, if I had been the son of a haberdasher and the grandson of a groom's widow!
I have brought something better than news," said I, putting down the box upon the table and speaking jovially and boisterously, though my heart was heavy within me.
Men began to throng into the office and call at him over the railing, jovially, sharply, viciously, excitedly.
With an artificial foot--and they make excellent ones--you will be stumping ships' galleys to the end of time," I assured him jovially.
At Sergey Ivanovitch's little pills, everyone laughed; Turovtsin in especial roared loudly and jovially, glad at last to have found something to laugh at, all he ever looked for in listening to conversation.
You'll do, for a beginner," Hall cried, slapping him jovially on the bare shoulder.