Meaning of “jocose” in the English Dictionary

"jocose" in British English

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jocoseadjective

uk /dʒəˈkəʊs/ us /dʒoʊˈkoʊs/ literary

humorous or liking to play:

His jocose manner was unsuitable for such a solemn occasion.
jocosely
adverb uk /dʒəˈkəʊs.li/ us /dʒoʊˈkoʊs.li/

(Definition of “jocose” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)