Definitions for jolly
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a happy party
jolly boat, jollyadjective
a yawl used by a ship's sailors for general work
gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthfulverb
full of or showing high-spirited merriment
"when hearts were young and gay"; "a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth; "the jolly crowd at the reunion"; "jolly old Saint Nick"; "a jovial old gentleman"; "have a merry Christmas"; "peals of merry laughter"; "a mirthful laugh"
kid, chaff, jolly, josh, banteradverb
be silly or tease one another
"After we relaxed, we just kidded around"
reasonably, moderately, pretty, jolly, somewhat, fairly, middling, passablyadverb
to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
"pretty big"; "pretty bad"; "jolly decent of him"; "the shoes are priced reasonably"; "he is fairly clever with computers"
a pleasure trip or excursion
To amuse or divert.
Full of high and merry spirits; jovial.
full of life and mirth; jovial; joyous; merry; mirthful
expressing mirth, or inspiring it; exciting mirth and gayety
of fine appearance; handsome; excellent; lively; agreeable; pleasant
Etymology: [Prob. fr. Jolly, a.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jol′i, adj. merry: expressing or exciting mirth, jovial: comely, robust.—n. Jollificā′tion, a making jolly: noisy festivity and merriment.—adv. Joll′ily.—ns. Joll′iment (Spens.), merriment; Joll′ity, Joll′iness.—adv. Joll′y (coll.), uncommonly. [O. Fr. jolif, joli—Ice. jol, Yule.]
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
v. t., To "con" or "josh." JOLLY BOAT The Ship of State.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
This term is usually applied to a comely and corpulent person, but afloat it is a familiar name for a soldier.--Tame jolly, a militiaman; royal jolly, a marine.
British National Corpus
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Rank popularity for the word 'jolly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4059
The numerical value of jolly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of jolly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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She is not even a member of this diocese. She came here after getting married, jolly was not a frequent visitor here, nor did she have anything to do with the activities of Lourdes Matha Church.
We have to explain to people from other cultures that the jolly and frisky attitude during our Carnival is not a sign of sexual openness.
Just remember, if Stephanie Jolly small businesses and Stephanie Jolly counties are sacrificing, if Stephanie Jolly simply drive over the border to another state, and have all the contacts we're trying to stop, Stephanie Jolly frustrate the sacrifice of those in Stephanie Jolly community.
It's great to have a' holly jolly Christmas Past,' but that doesn't resonate with me as much as' Celebrate Me Home,' it wasn't until the pandemic, as a pregnant mother trapped with my toddler, as an Asian American in New York City that the theme' celebrate me home' took a different meaning.
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