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adjective as in cheerful

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He is the principal writer of Italian jocose poetry, which has ever since retained the name of poesia Bernesca.

Then a whole row of books on a loosely packed shelf toppled over on each other with soft jocose slaps.

Most serious, though with a jocose dialect commonly, having a cheerful wit in speaking to men.

He was genial and jocose, sunburnt and romantically allusive.

I do not grasp all your teachings, but I bow to them,' answered the deputy, having recovered enough presence of mind to be jocose.


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On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jocose, such as: facetious, frolicsome, funny, humorous, jocular, and joking.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.