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Synonyms of jovial in English:


  • a stout, jovial man his jovial manner
    cheerful, jolly, happy, cheery, good-humoured, convivial, genial, good-natured, friendly, amiable, affable, sociable, outgoing, clubbable;
    smiling, grinning, laughing, mirthful, merry, sunny, bright, joyful, high-spirited, exuberant, ebullient, lively, vivacious, full of life, sprightly, jaunty, breezy;
    happy-go-lucky, carefree, unworried, untroubled, without a care in the world, full of the joys of spring, fun-loving, buoyant, optimistic, positive
    informal chipper, chirpy, perky, smiley, upbeat, peppy, sparky, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, full of beans, full of vim and vigour
    North American informal peart
    dated gay
    [Antonyms] miserable, gloomy
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