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- adj. Simultaneously jocular and serious; mixing mirth with serious matters.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Mingling mirth and seriousness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Half jesting, half serious.
In spite of the sobering tenor of "uprightness" in humanist pedagogical writings, the techniques practiced in schools such as Ca 'Zoiosa, especially with younger students, are more accurately characterized as jocoserious.
His attention was directed to them by his host jocosely, and he accepted them seriously as they drank in jocoserious silence
His attention was directed to them by his host jocosely, and he accepted them seriously as they drank in jocoserious silence Epps's massproduct, the creature cocoa.