jolly

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈdʒɒ.li/

Adjective[change]

Positive
jolly

Comparative
jollier

Superlative
jolliest

  1. Full of fun; playful, funny.
    He is very jolly, always laughing.
    We had a jolly time on our trip.

Noun[change]

Singular
jolly

Plural
jollies

  1. (British) A pleasure trip or excursion.
  2. (British) The joker in a deck of cards.
  3. A wild card.

Adverb[change]

Positive
jolly

Comparative
more jolly

Superlative
most jolly

  1. (British) Very, extremely.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
jolly

Third-person singular
jollies

Past tense
jollied

Past participle
jollied

Present participle
jollying

  1. (transitive) To amuse or divert.

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