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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 ?
Jack was standing in the middle of the stall, and by the moonlight Tip could see he was smiling just as jovially as ever.
Men began to throng into the office and call at him over the railing, jovially, sharply, viciously, excitedly.
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.
"That's all right, sis," he answered jovially. "My money'll take care of itself.
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.
The inherited stupidity of the race--sound English common sense he jovially termed it--was shown to be the proper bulwark for society.
"Marry, that will I!" cried Friar Tuck jovially. "Once more will I cross this much beforded stream, and go with you to the good greenwood!"
"A smart boy you've got, Jacob," chuckled Peter, jovially, after the first heart-warming greetings.
The other had a face that was brilliant with health, and jovially worth of an epicurean.
Vincy, jovially. "And in my opinion, you're safest with a lawyer.
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.