What does the word jocular mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Jocularly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Being in a joking mood; making jokes.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Jocose.

Usage examples for jocular

  1. It looked a familiar little house; jocular; very open indeed about the arms. – Christopher and Columbus by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
  2. Whenever Judge Methuen is in a jocular mood and wishes to tease me, he asks me whether I have forgotten the time when I was possessed of a spirit of reform and registered a solemn vow in high heaven to buy no more books. – The Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac by Eugene Field