Jollies
Jolly Jol"ly (j[o^]l"l[y^]), n.; pl. {Jollies} (j[o^]l"l[i^]z). [Prob. fr. {Jolly}, a.] A marine in the English navy. [Sailor's Slang]

I'm a Jolly -- 'Er Majesty's Jolly -- soldier an' sailor too! --Kipling. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • jollies — Noun. 1. Pleasure, thrills. E.g. He always gets his jollies from hurting others. 2. Holidays, vacation. E.g. Are you going to mainland Europe again for your jollies? …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • jollies — n. a charge or thrill; a sexual thrill; kick. □ He got his jollies from skin flicks. □ This gyvestick gives Ernie all the jollies he wants …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • jollies — noun Kicks; satisfaction; entertainment. I dont know if this is how you get your jollies, but its pretty screwed up …   Wiktionary

  • jollies — jol|lies [ˈdʒɔliz US ˈdʒa: ] n get your jollies AmE spoken to get pleasure from a particular experience or activity, especially a strange activity …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • jollies — Synonyms and related words: Marine Corps, Royal Marines, bang, boot, charge, devil dogs, flush, kick, leathernecks, lift, marines, quiver, rush, rush of emotion, sea soldiers, sensation, shiver, shudder, surge of emotion, thrill, tingle, tingling …   Moby Thesaurus

  • jollies — n pl gratification. The expression can cover indulgences ranging from innocent enjoyment, through thrills, to more sinis ter and/or sexual stimulation. The word usually occurs in the phrase get one s jol lies …   Contemporary slang

  • jollies — jol·ly || dÊ’É‘lɪ / dÊ’É’l v. make happy, raise someone s spirits; joke, jest; please someone in order to take advantage of him adj. merry, happy, mirthful, cheerful adv. very, extremely (Slang) n. pleasure, kicks, enjoyment; yawl that sailors… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Jollies International Hotel — (Хуаду,Китай) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес: No.70 Yingbin R …   Каталог отелей

  • get your jollies — mainly american spoken, showing disapproval phrase to get pleasure from an activity or experience Do you get your jollies from wasting money on things you don’t need? Thesaurus: to enjoy something, or to enjoy yourselfsynonym Main entry: jolly *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hardcore Jollies — Infobox Album | Name = Hardcore Jollies Type = Studio Artist = Funkadelic Released = September 26, 1976 Recorded = 1976 Genre = Funk Length = 40:05 Label = Warner Bros. Records Producer = George Clinton Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|4|5 [http://www …   Wikipedia

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