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synonyms for jocose

  • facetious
  • frolicsome
  • funny
  • humorous
  • jocular
  • joking
  • merry
  • playful
  • sportive
  • waggish
  • witty
See also synonyms for: jocosely / jocoseness
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How to use jocose in a sentence

He is the principal writer of Italian jocose poetry, which has ever since retained the name of poesia Bernesca.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Then a whole row of books on a loosely packed shelf toppled over on each other with soft jocose slaps.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
Most serious, though with a jocose dialect commonly, having a cheerful wit in speaking to men.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. III. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
He was genial and jocose, sunburnt and romantically allusive.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
I do not grasp all your teachings, but I bow to them,' answered the deputy, having recovered enough presence of mind to be jocose.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
He had a homely, jocose saying that you must either make yourself at home or go home.
BY THE SEAHEMAN WHITE CHAPLIN
Instead of looking upon me with his usual moroseness, he said to me a hundred jocose things without my knowing what he meant.
THE CONFESSIONS OF J. J. ROUSSEAU, COMPLETEJEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
I turned the words over, but could make nothing even remotely jocose out of them.
THE POISON BELTARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Occasional jocose communications like the following came to be almost his only incursions into his own "affairs."
THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM JAMES, VOL. 1WILLIAM JAMES
The symbol so pleased the sculptor, he adopted it himself as an occasional jocose signature.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. IX.--FEBRUARY, 1851.--VOL. II.VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO JOCOSE

  • amusing
  • comedical
  • comic
  • comical
  • funny
  • jocose
  • jocular
  • laughable
  • witty
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.