jocoserious jo`co*se"ri*ous (j[=o]`k[-o]*s[=e]"r[i^]*[u^]s), a. [Jocose + serious.] Mingling mirth and seriousness. --M. Green. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • jocoserious — adjective Simultaneously jocular and serious; mixing mirth with serious matters …   Wiktionary

  • jocoserious — jocosēˈrious adjective Half in jest, half in earnest • • • Main Entry: ↑jocose …   Useful english dictionary

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