Humorous and Jocular


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Humorous adjective – Causing or intended to cause laughter.
Usage example: “most humorous costume” went to the girl dressed as Little Bo Peep

Jocular is a synonym for humorous in amusing topic. In some cases you can use "Jocular" instead an adjective "Humorous", when it comes to topics like funny, laughter. popular alternative
Nearby Words: humor, humoring, humour, humored, humorist
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Jocular adjective – Given to or marked by mature intelligent humor.
Usage example: made the jocular observation that the best way to make a small fortune in the wine business is to start off with a large fortune

Humorous is a synonym for jocular in amusing topic. You can use "Humorous" instead an adjective "Jocular", if it concerns topics such as funny, laughter. popular alternative
Nearby Words: jocularity, jocularly
Synonyms for Jocular

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take humorous take jocular take
use humorous use jocular use
fashion humorous fashion jocular fashion
scenes humorous scenes jocular scenes

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / The Secret World Many enemies in the game are named in a jocular or humorous fashion; zombies on a national guard base are called Weekend Warriors.
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