jolly

  • 41jolly — See jolly, jocular, jovial …

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  • 42jolly — adj. Jolly is used with these nouns: ↑chap, ↑fellow …

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  • 43jolly d. — adj British jolly decent . A public school or upper class term of approbation, often used ironically or sarcastically. It is usually an interjection, rather than a descrip tion …

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  • 44jolly —    1. drunk    An old variant of merry:     They re not up all night at balls and parties, and they don t get jolly in the small hours. (Pearsall, 1969, quoting 19th century music hall patter)    2. an unnecessary treat paid for by a third party… …

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  • 45jolly — 1. adjective he returned in a jolly mood Syn: cheerful, happy, cheery, good humored, jovial, merry, sunny, joyful, joyous, lighthearted, in high spirits, bubbly, exuberant, ebullient, gleeful, mirthful, genial, affable …

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  • 46jolly — Noun. A day trip, particularly one taken for pleasure and arranged from ones place of work. E.g. Work was great last week, we went on a jolly to London and got the boss drunk …

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  • 47jolly — 1. adjective /ˈdʒɒ.li/ Full of high and merry spirits; jovial. 2. noun /ˈdʒɒ.li/ a pleasure trip or excursion 3. adverb /ˈdʒɒ.li/ very, extremely 4 …

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  • 48Jolly — Friedrich, German neurologist, 1844–1904. See J. reaction. Justin, French histologist, 1870–1953. See J. bodies, under body, Howell J. bodies, under body …

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  • 49Jolly —    Contemporary amateur illustrator of flagellation and extreme BDSM scenes …

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  • 50jolly — Synonyms and related words: Naval Reservist, Royal Marine, Seabee, addled, animated, appease, banter, beery, bemused, besotted, blandish, blarney, blind drunk, blithe, blithesome, bluejacket, boon, boot, butter, butter up, buxom, cadet, cajole,… …

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  • 51jolly — The favourite in a race. The horse with the shortest odds …

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  • 52jolly — Naija (Nigerian Pidgin) enjoy …

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  • 53jolly — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. joyous, frolicsome, mirthful; buoyant, elated. See cheerfulness. Ant., morose. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Cheerful] Syn. jovial, merry, joyful; see happy 1 , 2 . 2. [Festive] Syn. convivial,… …

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  • 54jolly — [14] Old French jolif meant ‘pleasant, merry, festive’ (it has been speculated that it may have been derived from jól, the Old Norse term for the midwinter festival, to which English yule is closely related). English took the adjective over, and… …

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  • 55jolly — adj. [jolyf]. Wright’s L. P. p. 52; [joly]. Alys. 1967, 2467 …

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  • 56jolly — 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… …

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  • 57jolly — a. 1. Merry, joyous, joyful, gay, jovial, airy, mirthful, jocund, playful, frolicsome, sportive, gamesome, funny, facetious, jocular, waggish, sprightly, lively, jocund, blithe, blithesome, cheery, cheerful. 2. Plump, stout, lusty, bouncing,… …

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  • 58jolly — adj gay, joyous, joyful, jocund, riant, jubilant, cock a hoop; merry, mirthful, gleeful, cheerful, cheery, bright, sunny, happy, glad; buoyant, light hearted, blithe, blithesome, elated, exuberant, in good or high spirits, in fine or high feather …

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  • 59jolly — jol·ly …

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  • 60jolly — adjective Syn: cheerful, happy, cheery, good humoured, jovial, merry, sunny, joyful, light hearted, in high spirits, bubbly, genial; informal chipper, chirpy, perky, bright eyed and bushy tailed Ant: miserable …

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