jocularly

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jocular +‎ -ly

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jocularly (comparative more jocularly, superlative most jocularly)

  1. In a jocular manner; humorously.
    He was in such a good mood that he even managed to take out the rubbish jocularly.
    She was not embarrassed at all so she told the story jocularly.
    • 1938, Norman Lindsay, Age of Consent, Sydney: Ure Smith, published 1962, page 160:
      Sullenly, jocularly, resentfully, or derisively, names and addresses were extorted from the company, and each member given a jerk of the head to get out of this.

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