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See definition of jovially on Dictionary.com
  • as incheerfully
  • as inhumorously
  • as ingladly
  • as inhappily

synonyms for jovially

  • blithely
  • brightly
  • gaily
  • genially
  • gladly
  • gleefully
  • happily
  • joyfully
  • merrily
  • optimistically
  • playfully
  • pleasantly
  • readily
  • willingly
  • airily
  • buoyantly
  • elatedly
  • hopefully
  • lightheartedly
  • mirthfully
  • sportively
  • vivaciously
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antonyms for jovially

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  • sadly
  • unhappily
  • gloomily
  • grudgingly
  • unwillingly
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    How to use jovially in a sentence

    He is of course joking, but this is not obvious, because even when Mitch is in a jovial mood he looks like a man passing a kidney stone the size of the Hope Diamond.
    DAVE BARRY’S YEAR IN REVIEW 2020DAVE BARRYDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    "I'll tell you what I think," said Buck, getting up jovially.
    THE NAPOLEON OF NOTTING HILLGILBERT K. CHESTERTON
    As a writer jovially remarked, "It is a gilt-edged real estate investment."
    THE BLUE AND THE GRAYA. R. WHITE
    Whereupon he would exert himself with renewed diligence in her garden, which he jovially called "hoeing Aunt Rosalie's will."
    THE SURPRISES OF LIFEGEORGES CLEMENCEAU
    It was his familiar flourish, an old story to Bibbs, and now jovially declaimed for the edification of Mary Vertrees.
    THE TURMOILBOOTH TARKINGTON
    My wife will be some surprised, I bet, and he laughed jovially.
    RUTH FIELDING AT SUNRISE FARMALICE B. EMERSON
    "Fifteen an' a kick a week, an' cheap at 'alf the price," he added jovially.
    MRS. BINDLEHEBERT JENKINS
    They are easily furnished; get something and spend it jovially and merrily.
    A HISTORY OF THE CRIES OF LONDONCHARLES HINDLEY
    He greets her jovially and starts to walk hand in hand with her.
    DRAMATIC TECHNIQUEGEORGE PIERCE BAKER
    The collection of ash-trays and bowls surrounding Mr. Chesterton had become jovially freighted with tobacco ash and cigar ends.
    TURNS ABOUT TOWNROBERT CORTES HOLLIDAY
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    WORDS RELATED TO JOVIALLY

    • airily
    • blithely
    • brightly
    • buoyantly
    • elatedly
    • gaily
    • genially
    • gladly
    • gleefully
    • happily
    • hopefully
    • jovially
    • joyfully
    • lightheartedly
    • merrily
    • mirthfully
    • optimistically
    • playfully
    • pleasantly
    • readily
    • sportively
    • vivaciously
    • willingly
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.