jovial


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characterized by joyful exuberance

Synonyms for jovial

full of or showing high-spirited merriment

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Maybe, though, it's just one of Infantino's jovial jests again.
Jovial had looked the winner all of the way on that occasion, but grew a shade weary inside the final furlong and was forced to play second fiddle to Prince Blue.
He was a jovial, charming character who had a heart of gold and would get on with anyone.
Drew and Fabrizio, who are known for their jovial nature, were seen enjoying at a club recently.
Cruz was a "jovial, happy, down-to-earth man", said a friend.
"When you haven't won for a long time, you question whether you can win again," said the jovial Swede, who collected a winner's cheque for 215,000 US dollars (pounds 110,250).
Charles Harrison, assisted by his accompanist wife, was a jovial man and soon put me at my ease.
John Mortimer has, to the delight of his fans, brought back Rumpole of the Bailey, self-described as having a 'slightly raffish air?, a little tarnished, jovial but not quite respectable.' In a case very much of the times, Rumpole is called upon to defend a man who has been picked up by the police and detained, without benefit of counsel, or even of formal charges having been brought.
In fact, human needs and human psyche has influenced the history of architecture: what would seem to be a dry contention comes to live with a jovial flair under de Botton's talents, making THE ARCHITECTURE OF HAPPINESS accessible to lay readers as well as students of the arts.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad referred to the encounter more so as "Big tits, bigger tits." Ahmadinejad, who admitted he just smiled and nodded his head during the meetings, was in an unusually jovial mood all week.
Southwest Airlines is known for its fun and jovial climate.
One of the more beautiful images is that of an oversize steed, composed of countless continuous ornate swirls in a style dating from eighteenth-century Britain, galloping past architectural details from a Venetian palace, above a Shakespearean quote from Gardner's journals and a reproduction of a photogravure of jovial Harvard men.
Though they sing mostly in Zulu, with English interludes, there's no mistaking Ladysmith's upbeat mission, whether celebrating racial harmony in "Black Is Beautiful" or promoting seatbelt usage in "Fak' Ibhande." While the exuberant call-and-response dynamics recall American gospel, Shabalala's tunes never lose their local flavor, down to a jovial invitation to invest in Africa ("Selingelethu Sonke").
The witty writing and jovial paintings will bring pleasure to both children and their parents.