jocular
[ jok-yuh-ler ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Early 17th century; Latin from Latin jocularis, from joculus, diminutive of jocus (see joke)
Synonyms
  • cheerful
  • humorous
  • joking
Antonyms
  • serious
  • sad
  • gloomy
Definition
given to, characterized by, intended for, or suited to joking or jesting; waggish; facetious
Example
The gift shop at the resort was popular amongst children as it was full of jocular goods and gag gifts.
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