Thesaurus / jovial
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In private life, all who knew him agreed as to his sympathetic, jovial, and straightforward character.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
In his younger days Jacob Worse had been a little wild, and was now a jovial middle-aged man, about fifty years of age.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
And then he went off to the Convivial Cannibals, where he ate an enormous tripe supper, and was more jovial and violent than ever.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
At times they had a word or two in private, and Macfarlane was from first to last particularly kind and jovial.
TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Old Judge Mason, accustomed to seeing Barry in time of stress, tried his best to be jovial.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
He was going back to serve his eighteen years in the penitentiary and was remaining jovial.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
The jovial Campers became ever bluffer and heartier and fonder of them as song followed song.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
All these and kindred terms are probably correlate to the jovial Gogmagog carnivals and festivals.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
We shall have a jovial party on the first, and we'll give Winkle another chance—eh, old boy?'
THE PICKWICK PAPERSCHARLES DICKENS
Of the influence formerly attributed to the planets, traces survive in such epithets as mercurial, jovial, saturnine.
THE AGE OF ERASMUSP. S. ALLEN
WORDS RELATED TO JOVIAL
- fine and dandy
- can't complain
- floating on air
- pleased as punch
- tickled pink
- tickled to death
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