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It’s jolly good fun—and a great way to get your blood flowing after a long day on the slopes.

These weren’t people jollied by the guy with the funny hair.

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.

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I was just screaming, walking up hallways, just this big jolly queen.

From Ozy

Chairman Neil Chatterjee, a former policy adviser to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, shared the news in a jolly Twitter post.

The incident sparked his belief in Santa, but he would have to wait nearly two decades before dressing up as Jolly St. Nick.

Like Jolly, most of the women raced other motorized vehicles before making it into Monster Jam.

Jolly somehow finds the time to also manage a restaurant and help kids who have Autism and Down syndrome ride horses.

Jolly, who entered the racing world when she was eight years old, remembers being taunted as a kid.

Jolly and Creten, who are both married to Monster Jam drivers (Neil Elliott and Jimmy Creten, respectively), have kids.

Mrs. Jolly Robin had often wished—when she was trying to feed a rapidly-growing family—that she could hunt forp.

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.

And then, probably, Jolly Robin would laugh and tell her not to mind, for there ought to be worms enough for everybody.

Then a shower of dirt flew into their faces and both Jolly Robin and his wife tumbled over backward.

While the refined exquisite was giving his order, a jolly western drover had listened with opened mouth and protruding eyes.


On this page you'll find 119 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jolly, such as: carefree, cheerful, chipper, convivial, enjoyable, and festive.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.