Definitions for jolliness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jol•lyˈdʒɒl i(adj.)-li•er, -li•est

  1. (adj.)being in good spirits; merry.

  2. cheerfully festive:

    a jolly party.

  3. delightful; charming.

    Category: British

  4. (v.t.)to try to keep (a person) in good humor, esp. to gain a desired end (usu. fol. by along).

  5. to tease, esp. good-naturedly.

  6. (n.)Usu., jollies.Informal. pleasurable excitement; kicks; fun.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

  7. (adv.)Brit. very:

    jolly good.

    Category: British

Origin of jolly:

1275–1325; ME joli, jolif < OF, =jol- (prob. < ON jōl; see yule ) +-if -ive

jol′li•ness(n.)

Wiktionary

  1. jolliness(Noun)

    Jollity; noisy mirth

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jolliness(noun)

    jollity; noisy mirth

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