When he ran into Sperling at a congressional dinner at the White House a couple of weeks later, the encounter was jocular.
Yet she never wanders far from the defining characteristics of her writing: it's all jocular observation of herself or others.
Where Simmons is jocular in a kind of clever fratboy way, Lund is more refined in his language and more robust in his indignation.
“No, old chap,” cried North, slapping the sexton on the shoulder in a jocular way.
Baldwin was noisy and jocular; Brice silent and ill at ease.
Gustave, bewildered by the jocular tone in which the widow addressed him, was unable for a moment to find words in which to reply.
A jocular reply to those who complain that this world is a "weary" one.
It would make even six months' life as jocular as Bradshaw's Railway Guide or the dietary of a prison.
A jocular way of asking a person about people whom he has been to see.
I gazed at him in bewilderment; ready to laugh if he meant to be jocular, incredulous of his serious intention.