Definition of jocund:
dexterous, delighted, blissful, rejoiced, sprightly, glad, cheerful, rattling, delightful, spanking, mirthful, prosperous, bright, rejoicing, alert, cheering, lucky, blessed, festal, smiling, buoyant, rapturous, jolly, funny, blithesome, jovial, successful, laughable, lively, comic, fortunate, felicitous, boon, merry, amusing, gay, snappy, joyous, homophile, happy, gleeful, blithe, joyful, cheery, comical, brave, braw, convivial, zippy, sunny, pleased, brisk, risible, festive.
The robin, the forerunner of the spring, The bluebird with his jocund carolling, The restless swallows building in the eaves, The golden buttercups, the grass, the leaves, The lilacs tossing in the winds of May, All welcomed this majestic holiday!- "The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow", Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
In a sort of brown study he was slowly pacing up one of the emptying business streets, when his hand was seized by some one, and Winthrop's startled look up met the round jocund well- to- do face of the German professor.- "Hills of the Shatemuc", Susan Warner.
- "The Wit of a Duck and Other Papers", John Burroughs.