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jocular | jocularity

jocular jocularity
characterized by humour or playfulness
  • How to Memorize
    • jocular - humourous
  • Analysis

    A person described as being ‘jocular’ is considered to be cheerful and fond of making people laugh. It is usually used in a positive sense socially, though in a professional setting there is a time and a place for jocularity. A thing that is jocular is intended to be funny or playful.

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  • Example(s)
    1. Alex is seen as the joker in the office due to his cheerfulness and jocular nature.

    2. I wonder if something is bothering Sarah? She isn’t in her usual jocular mood today.

    3. This is an important business meeting, so I would encourage you all to keep jocularity to a minimum.