Definition of jocund
: marked by or suggestive of high spirits and lively mirthfulness <a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company — William Wordsworth>
Examples of jocund
<old friends engaged in jocund teasing>
Origin of jocund
Middle English, from Late Latin jocundus, alteration of Latin jucundus, from juvare to help
First Known Use: 14th century
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