Like a clown; SYN. clownish, clowlike, zany.
ETYM French burlesque, from Italian burlesco, from burla jest, mockery, perh. for burrula, dim. of Latin burrae trifles. Related to Bur.
Relating to or characteristic of a burlesque.
Effusively sociable; SYN. clubby.
Broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce; SYN. ludicrous, ridiculous.
ETYM L jocosus, from jocus joke. Related to Joke.
Given to jokes and jesting; containing a joke, or abounding in jokes; merry; sportive; humorous.
Merry; characterized by joking.
ETYM Latin jocularis, from joculus, dim. of jocus joke. Related to Joke.
Given to jesting; jocose.
Kidding, jesting, teasing
In a farcical manner.