jolly

  • 1Jolly — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: André Jolly (1799–1883), belgischer General Friedrich Jolly (1844–1904), deutscher Psychiater und Hochschullehrer Isaak Jolly (1785–1852), badischer Justizminister Julius Jolly (Indologe) (1849–1932),… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 2Jolly — Jol ly (j[o^]l l[y^]), a. [Compar. {Jollier} ( l[i^]*[ e]r); superl. {Jolliest}.] [OF. joli, jolif, joyful, merry, F. joli pretty; of Scand. origin, akin to E. yule; cf. Icel. j[=o]l yule, Christmas feast. See {Yule}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Full of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3Jolly — 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.] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4Jolly — Jolly, 1) Philipp von, Physiker, geb. 26. Sept. 1809 in Mannheim, gest. 24. Dez. 1884 in München, studierte in Heidelberg, Wien und Berlin, habilitierte sich 1834 in Heidelberg als Privatdozent, wurde 1847 ordentlicher Professor und 1854 als… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 5Jolly — Jol ly (j[o^]l l[y^]), v. t. To cause to be jolly; to make good natured; to encourage to feel pleasant or cheerful; often implying an insincere or bantering spirit; hence, to poke fun at. [Colloq.] We want you to jolly them up a bit. Brander… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6Jolly — Jolly, TX U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 188 Housing Units (2000): 73 Land area (2000): 0.985659 sq. miles (2.552844 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.985659 sq. miles (2.552844 sq. km)… …

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  • 7Jolly, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 188 Housing Units (2000): 73 Land area (2000): 0.985659 sq. miles (2.552844 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.985659 sq. miles (2.552844 sq. km) FIPS code:… …

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  • 8jolly — /ˈdʒɔlli, ingl. ˈdʒHlɪ/ [vc. ingl., abbr. di jolly joker «l allegro (jolly) buffone (joker)»] s. m. inv. 1. (nel gioco di carte) matta 2. (est., fig.) tuttofare □ asso …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 9jolly — Ⅰ. jolly [1] ► ADJECTIVE (jollier, jolliest) 1) happy and cheerful. 2) lively and entertaining. ► VERB (jollies, jollied) informal ▪ encourage in a friendly …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10Jolly — Jolly, Jul., bad. Staatsmann, geb. 21. Febr. 1823 zu Mannheim, 1857 Prof. der Rechtswissenschaft zu Heidelberg, 1861 Rat im Ministerium des Innern, Führer der nationalen Partei, 1866 Minister des Innern, 1868 76 Ministerpräsident, seit 1876… …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11jolly — / dʒɔl:i/ s.m. [dall ingl. jolly, agg., allegro, giovanile ]. 1. (gio.) [carta alla quale un giocatore può attribuire il valore che vuole] ▶◀ matta. 2. (estens.) a. [combinazione particolarmente fortunata, carta vincente e sim.] ▶◀ asso nella… …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 12jolly — adj jovial, jocund, *merry, blithe Analogous words: bantering, chaffing, jollying, joshing (see BANTER vb): jocular, jocose, *witty, humorous, facetious: sportive, *playful, mischievous, roguish, waggish, frolicsome: gay, *lively, vivacious,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13Jolly — (spr. Scholli), André Eduard, Baron I., belgischer General, geb. 1799 in Brüssel, war nach der Septemberrevolution Mitglied der provisorischen Regierung u. Chef des Kriegsdepartements bis zum 26. Febr. 1831. Gegenwärtig ist er Generallieutenant… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 14jolly — index jocular Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 15Jolly — Variante de Joly portée surtout en Vendée et dans l Indre (voir Joly pour le sens) …

    Noms de famille

  • 16jolly — (adj.) c.1300 (late 13c. as a surname), from O.Fr. jolif festive, merry, amorous, pretty (12c.) of uncertain origin (Cf. It. giulivo merry, pleasant ). Perhaps a Germanic loan word from a source akin to O.N. jol a winter feast (see YULE (Cf.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 17jolly — [adj] laughing, joyful blithe, blithesome, bouncy, carefree, cheerful, chipper, chirpy, convivial, daffy, delightful, enjoyable, entertaining, festive, frolicsome, funny, gay, gladsome, gleeful, happy, hilarious, jocund, jokey, joshing, jovial,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 18jolly — [jäl′ē] adj. jollier, jolliest [ME joli < OFr, prob. < ON jol,YULE] 1. full of high spirits and good humor; merry 2. Informal enjoyable; pleasant adv. jollier, jolliest [Brit. Informal] very; altogether vt., vi …

    English World dictionary

  • 19Jolly — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom.  Pour les articles homophones, voir Joly, Joli et Jolie. Sommaire …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 20jolly — jol|ly1 [ˈdʒɔli US ˈdʒa:li] adj especially BrE [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: joli happy, pretty ] 1.) happy and enjoying yourself ▪ Everybody was in a very relaxed and jolly mood. 2.) old fashioned very pleasant and enjoyable ▪ We had a …

    Dictionary of contemporary English