I have been asked why I employed a pleasant, jocose, and diverting style.
The tone of the proclamation was not as jocose as in the former Chigirin talks.
The old servant merely says in jocose fashion that telling his story has made his blood course more rapidly and freely.
He was genial and jocose, sunburnt and romantically allusive.
"Pray doff that noble suit, sir," said the jocose purveyor of justice.
His manner had always been jocose, and yet she knew of the earnestness behind it.
Yet even her jocose and sidelong style could no longer conceal an interest which had become more dramatic than she was aware.
He was informed in a jocose way that they were making Epping butter!
It is full of life and action—pompous, impassioned, and jocose in turn, and without a suggestion of the overwrought or morbid.
File, a deep or artful man, a jocose name for a cunning person.