Definitions for jolly
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word jolly.
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
There are many reasons to be pessimistic about the campaign, the 'Out' campaign have jolly good arguments superficially... Big business is pathetic and cowardly.
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In fact, when I smoked, my brother used to always tell me that I was a kleptomaniac with all the lighters. But… I just take things. So yeah, I’ve stolen a lot, unconsciously. there was some gum, there was a Jolly Rancher I might have stolen, some Sweet Tarts. My favorite candy in all of time.
Just because he seems like a jolly man doesn't mean that his intentions are pure, or that he's unable to launch a missile again, a lot of the summit, even if the true intention of President Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong Un was to work towards peace at some point, there's a lot of pageantry involved. So in some sense, he was acting.
She was very talkative and well-mannered, jolly was very loving.
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