from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Given to joking; merry.
- adj. Characterized by joking; humorous.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. given to jest; habitually jolly
- adj. playful; characterized by joking
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Given to jokes and jesting; containing a joke, or abounding in jokes; merry; sportive; humorous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Given to jokes and jesting; merry; waggish, as a person.
- Of the nature of a joke or jest; sportive; merry: as, a jocose remark; jocose or comical airs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. characterized by jokes and good humor
Latin iocōsus, from iocus, joke; see yek- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin iocōsus ("humorous"), from iocus ("jest, joke"). (Wiktionary)