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synonyms for jolly

  • carefree
  • cheerful
  • chipper
  • convivial
  • enjoyable
  • festive
  • jovial
  • joyous
  • lighthearted
  • merry
  • playful
  • pleasant
  • entertaining
  • funny
  • gay
  • joshing
  • larking
  • blithe
  • blithesome
  • bouncy
  • chirpy
  • daffy
  • delightful
  • frolicsome
  • gladsome
  • gleeful
  • happy
  • hilarious
  • jocund
  • jokey
  • jubilant
  • lots of laughs
  • mirthful
  • sportive
  • sprightly
  • zippy
See also synonyms for: jollied / jollies / jollying
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antonyms for jolly

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  • depressed
  • disagreeable
  • gloomy
  • grave
  • sad
  • serious
  • troubled
  • unhappy
  • unpleasant
  • upset
  • worried
  • dull
  • unamusing
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These weren’t people jollied by the guy with the funny hair.
HOW THE LONG-DEAD PUBLIC-TELEVISION PAINTER BOB ROSS BECAME A STREAMING PHENOMENON (AND KICKED UP PLENTY OF DIRT IN THE PROCESS)STEVEN ZEITCHIKJULY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There aren’t any non-Jewish publishers anywhere, they control the media—jolly clever thing to do—that’s why the president of the United States has to sell all this stuff to Israel.
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT CHILDREN'S AUTHOR ROALD DAHL'S CONTROVERSIAL LEGACYMEGAN MCCLUSKEYMARCH 18, 2021TIME
I was just screaming, walking up hallways, just this big jolly queen.
THE STORY BEHIND BIG FREEDIA’S BREAKOUT BEYONCÉ SAMPLEDANIEL MALLOYJANUARY 27, 2021OZY
Chairman Neil Chatterjee, a former policy adviser to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, shared the news in a jolly Twitter post.
IT’S HIS LAND. NOW A CANADIAN COMPANY GETS TO TAKE IT.BY LEE VAN DER VOO FOR PROPUBLICAOCTOBER 1, 2020PROPUBLICA
Mrs. Jolly Robin had often wished—when she was trying to feed a rapidly-growing family—that she could hunt forp.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
And then Jolly Robin would feel ashamed that he had even thought of being so cruel to an infant bird, even if he was a Cowbird.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
And then, probably, Jolly Robin would laugh and tell her not to mind, for there ought to be worms enough for everybody.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Then a shower of dirt flew into their faces and both Jolly Robin and his wife tumbled over backward.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
While the refined exquisite was giving his order, a jolly western drover had listened with opened mouth and protruding eyes.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Jolly Robin told her that she would find things much the same, no matter where she lived.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
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WORDS RELATED TO JOLLY

  • animated
  • buoyant
  • carefree
  • cheerful
  • cheery
  • chirpy
  • gay
  • gladsome
  • gleeful
  • jaunty
  • jocund
  • jolly
  • jovial
  • joyful
  • lighthearted
  • merry
  • mirthful
  • sprightly
  • sunny
  • vivacious
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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serotinaladjective | [si-rot-n-l, ser-uh-tahyn-l ]SEE DEFINITION