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English definition of “jocular”

jocular

adjective uk   /ˈdʒɒk.jʊ.lər/ us    /ˈdʒɑː.kjə.lɚ/ formal
funny or intended to make someone laugh: a jocular comment describes someone who is happy and likes to make jokes: Michael was in a very jocular mood at the party.
jocularly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
jocularity
noun [U] uk   /ˌdʒɒk.jʊˈlær.ə.ti/ us    /ˌdʒɑː.kjəˈler.ə.t̬i/ formal
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