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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Full of good humor.

Usage examples (31)
  • The jovial party greeted the carolers with eggnog and, of course, figgy pudding.
  • When I go to a doctor or other medical professional, I'm not interested in "jovial and informal" because it is NOT A SOCIAL CALL.
  • For several years Free Joe had what may be called a jovial time.
  • Nugent is described as a jovial voluptuary, who left the Roman Catholic for the for more
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