- the state or quality of being jocose.
- joking or jesting.
- a joke or jest.
Origin of jocosity
Related Words for jocosityfunniness, whimsy, witticism, wit, jest, wisecrack, levity, happiness, playfulness, farce, tomfoolery, amusement, comicality, raillery, comedy, banter, flippancy, gag, lightness, ridiculousness
Examples from the Web for jocosity
Historical Examples of jocosity
The purity of woman and the reality of religion are not considered topics for jocosity.The American Mind
"I'll give you a penny for them thoughts," he said, with an air of jocosity.Ship's Company, The Entire Collection
But it was only with a favoured few that she descended to jocosity.A Book of Bryn Mawr Stories
Marian T. MacIntosh
The result was apparent in the jocosity of this heavy Mr. Mavering's reply.April Hopes
William Dean Howells
Ayre accepted his friend's jocosity and his own excitement with equal placidity.Father Stafford