Definition of jocose adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

jocose

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//dʒəˈkəʊs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒəˈkoʊs//
 
(formal)
 
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humorous Word Origin late 17th cent.: from Latin jocosus, from jocus ‘jest, wordplay’.
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