Full of hearty, playful good humor; genial and cheerful.
Marked by hearty conviviality and good cheer.
A jovial host.
The definition of jovial is defined as someone who is happy and cheerful.
An energetic guest at a party who makes everyone laugh is an example of someone who is jovial.
(Jules' Own Version of the International Algebraic Language) An ALGOL-like programming language developed by Systems Development Corp. in the early 1960s and widely used in the military. Its key architect was Jules Schwartz.
Origin of jovial
French from Middle French under the favorable astrological influence of the planet Jupiter, jovial from Old Italian from Late Latin Ioviālis of Jupiter from Latin Iuppiter Iov- Jupiter dyeu- in Indo-European roots