Jolly - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a yawl used by a ship's sailors for general work
Come and have a "jolly" with us.
They eat and drink, and live jolly in the open air.
We all were jolly late.
Everybody was in a very relaxed and jolly mood.
We had a jolly time with the family.
Sounds like a jolly good idea to me.
It was all jolly good fun.
Jolly weather, isn't it?
Look what a jolly babe!
They had a jolly quarrel.
My friend, you made a mistake, and you jolly well know it. (R. Kipling)
the jolly crowd at the reunion
Our boss was a very jolly man, always laughing.
She had a jolly time at the party.
She learned to be jolly careful in his presence.
present participle: jollying
past tense: jollied
past participle: jollied