Definitions

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  • adj. pleasant; jocose

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pleasant; jocose.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pleasant; jocose.

Etymologies

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Latin lepidus.

Examples

  • _Underwoods_, _Epigrams_, &c. he is sometimes bold and strenuous, sometimes Magisterial, sometimes lepid and full enough of conceit, and sometimes a man as other men are.

    The Lives of the Most Famous English Poets (1687)

  • As for the joyous and lepid consul, he jokes upon neutral flags and frauds, jokes upon Irish rebels, jokes upon northern and western and southern foes, and gives himself no trouble upon any subject; nor is the mediocrity of the idolatrous deputy of the slightest use.

    Political Pamphlets

  • Underwoods, Epigrams, &c. he is sometimes bold and strenuous, sometimes Magisterial, sometimes lepid and full enough of conceit, and sometimes a man as other men are.

    The Lives of the Most Famous English Poets

  • Ignorance has not been specific to any generation. lepid, it has always been thus.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

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