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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.

jovial

(ˈdʒəʊvɪəl)
adj
having or expressing convivial humour; jolly
[C16: from Latin joviālis of (the planet) Jupiter, considered by astrologers to foster good humour]
ˌjoviˈality, ˈjovialness n
ˈjovially adv

jo•vi•al

(ˈdʒoʊ vi əl)

adj.
1. endowed with or characterized by hearty, joyous humor or a spirit of good-fellowship.
2. (cap.) Jovian (def. 1).
[1580–90; < Medieval Latin joviālis of Jupiter]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.jovial - full of or showing high-spirited merrimentjovial - 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"
joyous - full of or characterized by joy; "felt a joyous abandon"; "joyous laughter"

jovial

jovial

adjective
Characterized by joyful exuberance:
Translations
مَرِح، باشٌّ
bodrý
gemytligjovial
joviálisvidám
léttur í lund
smagiai
dzīvespriecīgsjautrs
güler yüzlüneşeli

jovial

[ˈdʒəʊvɪəl] ADJjovial

jovial

[ˈdʒəʊviəl] adj [person] → jovial(e)

jovial

adjfröhlich, jovial (esp pej); welcomefreundlich, herzlich; in (a) jovial moodgut gelaunt

jovial

[ˈdʒəʊvɪəl] adjgioviale

jovial

(ˈdʒouviəl) adjective
full of good humour. He seems to be in a very jovial mood this morning.
ˌjoviˈality (-ˈa-) noun
ˈjovially adverb

jovial

n. jovial, alegre.