Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Jocular (Page: 801)

Joc"u*lar (?), a. [L. jocularis, fr. joculus, dim. of jocus joke. See Joke.]

1. Given to jesting; jocose; as, a jocular person.

2. Sportive; merry. Jocular exploits." Cowper.

The style is serious and partly jocular. Dryden.