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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jocular  \Joc"u*lar\,  a.  [L.  jocularis  fr  joculus,  dim.  of 
  jocus  joke.  See  {Joke}.] 
  1.  Given  to  jesting;  jocose;  as  a  jocular  person. 
 
  2.  Sportive;  merry.  ``Jocular  exploits.''  --Cowper. 
 
  The  style  is  serious  and  partly  jocular.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jocular 
  adj  :  characterized  by  jokes  and  good  humor  [syn:  {jesting},  {jocose}, 
  {joking}] 
  adv  :  with  humor;  "they  tried  to  deal  with  this  painful  subject 
  jocularly"  [syn:  {jocosely}] 




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