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jocose (adjective), more jocose, most jocose
1. Characterized by jokes and good humor: Peter often covered his embarrassment by indulging in jocose comments.
2. With a playful joking disposition: Sam’s jocose personality was always welcome at the local golf club.
3. Humorous, playfully humorous in style: The famous comedy about two newly married couples often employed jocose ribaldry to supplement the silly plot.
4. Etymology: from Latin iocosus, "full of jesting, joking"; from iocus, "pastime, sport; a jest, a joke". It implies ponderous humor.
Being a joker.
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Attempting to be funny with a serious question.
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With a playful joking disposition; playfully humorous. (2)