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The translator could think of no better word, because the context is jocular.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
A tutor at college and a Museum attache; very jocular; given to personal witticisms, which were often aimed at Goriot.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
The verb “to bag,” for instance, is in jocular use for implying a petty appropriation of property.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
Probably few persons who allow themselves the enjoyment of that rather jocular expletive, the deuce!
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
She soon began to find sinister meaning in the jocular speeches that are current in the world as to the inconstancy of men.
AT THE SIGN OF THE CAT AND RACKETHONORE DE BALZAC
Howell Gruffydd, who had been as thunderstruck as the rest of them, now affected to take a jocular view of the matter.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
And he played, with variations, an imaginary tune On the buttons of his waistcoat, like a jocular bassoon.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
Charnock was ready with jocular sympathy if one fell or a stone bruised somebody's hand, and his jokes spurred on the weary.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
The latter fell, or tried to force himself, into a jocular mood and bearing, according to his custom on serious occasions.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
After their friends had gone, Ethan said something half jocular about Scherer and his new political enthusiasms.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
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