Jovial - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʒoʊviəl|  American pronunciation of the word jovial
Brit.  |ˈdʒəʊvɪəl|  British pronunciation of the word jovial

adjective

- full of or showing high-spirited merriment(syn: gay, jocund, jolly, merry, mirthful)

a jovial old gentleman

Examples

The audience was in a jovial mood.

He's a very jovial man.

He addressed me in a jovial manner.

Judging by his jovial manner he must have enjoyed his meal.

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