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"jocular" in British English

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jocularadjective

uk   /ˈdʒɒk.jə.lər/  us   /ˈdʒɑː.kjə.lɚ/ formal
funny or ​intended to make someone ​laugh: a jocular ​comment used to ​describe someone who is ​happy and ​likes to make ​jokes: Michael was in a very jocular mood at the ​party.
jocularly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
jocularity
noun [U] uk   /ˌdʒɒk.jʊˈlær.ə.ti/  us   /ˌdʒɑː.kjəˈler.ə.t̬i/ formal
(Definition of jocular from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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jocularadjective

 us   /ˈdʒɑk·jə·lər/
amusing, ​showingamusement, or ​intended to ​causeamusement: a jocular ​mood
(Definition of jocular from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jocular”
in Chinese (Simplified) 打趣的, 逗乐的, 爱开玩笑的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有趣的, 逗樂的, 愛開玩笑的…
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