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See also Jolly

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From Middle English, from Old French joli (merry)[1], probably from Old Norse jól (a midwinter feast) [2], later Christmas (Danish jul), itself akin to Gothic (𐍆𐍂𐌿𐌼𐌰 (fruma)) 𐌾𐌹𐌿𐌻𐌴𐌹𐍃 (jiuleis), (month) July)[3].

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Jolly (comparative jollier, superlative jolliest)
  1. Full of high and merry spirits; jovial.

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Singular
Jolly

Plural
jollies

Jolly (plural jollies)
  1. (British) a pleasure trip or excursion

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Jolly (comparative more Jolly, superlative most Jolly)

Positive
Jolly

Comparative
more Jolly

Superlative
most Jolly

  1. (British, dated) very, extremely

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Infinitive
to Jolly

Third person singular
jollies

Simple past
jollied

Past participle
jollied

Present participle
jollying

to Jolly (third-person singular simple present jollies, present participle jollying, simple past and past participle jollied)
  1. (transitive) To amuse or divert.

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  • IPA: /ˈdʒolli/

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jolly m. (plural: jolly)

  1. joker (playing card)
  2. wild card

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  1. Etymology
  2. Etymology
  3. Etymology of the Old Norse word
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