the state or quality of being jocose.
joking or jesting.
a joke or jest.
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How to use jocosity in a sentence
Innocence and jocosity were two of her leading characteristics; another was a genuine but ingenuous literary faculty.Witching Hill | E. W. Hornung
Colonel Waring had evolved the belief that young men could be coaxed out of their natural shyness by well-timed jocosity.Lady Lilith | Stephen McKenna
He referred the point to Westover, who knew an inner earnestness in it, in spite of Whitwell's habit of outside jocosity.The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete | William Dean Howells
Paul had better come and defend himself,” he said, still clinging to his jocosity; “I am going to get him.Jupiter Lights | Constance Fenimore Woolson
Let him amuse the children, relax with jocosity the sternness of adults, and wreathe into smiles the wrinkles of old age.