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 Meanings and Examples of JOCULAR
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jocular
 a.  humorous, amusing or joking; sportive; not serious
Classic Sentence:
1  She did it gloomily until she came to ten, but when she got into two figures she became more hopeful, and, as the time advanced, even jocular.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. MY HOLIDAYS. ESPECIALLY ONE HAPPY AFTERNOON
2  The man would be an opinionated politician, heavily jocular about The Bride.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
3  "The soldiers say it feels easier without boots," said Captain Tushin smiling shyly in his uncomfortable position, evidently wishing to adopt a jocular tone.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XV
4  "Don't tell me you didn't know I was to be your brother-in-law this spring," he said with nervous jocularity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
5  Miss Corby's role was jocularity: she always entered the conversation with a handspring.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
6  All such professors of the several branches of jocularity would have been sternly repressed, not only by the rigid discipline of law, but by the general sentiment which give law its vitality.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXI. THE NEW ENGLAND HOLIDAY
7  Front-de-Boeuf, on the contrary, seemed impatient of their ill-timed jocularity.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
8  de Beausset ventured with respectful jocularity to remark that there is no reason for not having lunch when one can get it.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXIV
9  But I beat the thing down; and again marking the sleeper, jocularly hinted to Queequeg that perhaps we had best sit up with the body; telling him to establish himself accordingly.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. Going Aboard.
Example Sentence:
1  Although Bill knew the boss hated jokes, he couldn't resist making one jocular remark.