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synonyms for jollying

  • affable
  • amiable
  • buoyant
  • cheery
  • chipper
  • convivial
  • cordial
  • festive
  • good-natured
  • jolly
  • lighthearted
  • pleasant
  • sociable
  • airy
  • animated
  • bantering
  • blithe
  • blithesome
  • bouncy
  • chaffing
  • chirpy
  • companionable
  • conversable
  • daffy
  • delightful
  • dizzy
  • enjoyable
  • facetious
  • festal
  • gay
  • glad
  • gleeful
  • hilarious
  • humorous
  • jocose
  • jocund
  • jokey
  • joshing
  • jubilant
  • larking
  • loony
  • lots of laughs
  • merry
  • mirthful
  • nutty
  • off-the-wall

antonyms for jollying

MOST RELEVANT
  • depressed
  • disagreeable
  • gloomy
  • hateful
  • heavy-hearted
  • mean
  • surly
  • unfriendly
  • unhappy
  • unpleasant
  • unsociable
  • sad
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How to use jollying in a sentence

Youll find me a different sort day after to-morrow—right there with the repartee and the jollying stuff.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
They practice what you call "the art of jollying the people" because that is an important part of their business.
THE COMMON SENSE OF SOCIALISMJOHN SPARGO
I thought you were jollying when you said the man who tried to take me from the Evergreen banquet was a Son of Sunshine.
THE AMAZING INHERITANCEFRANCES R. STERRETT
Oh—quit your jollying, Mr. Geoffrey, if you want me t' help you!
THE DEFINITE OBJECTJEFFERY FARNOL
Suppose, swept away by the fun of "jollying" the yearlings, the girls should even prefer plebes!
ON GUARDUPTON SINCLAIR
They were having a good deal of fun jollying each other across the river.
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF THE CIVIL WARJAMES MADISON STONE
To the newspaper man, Bob was a godsend; for humour was scarce on board, and "jollying" Bob was a welcome diversion.
CRITTENDENJOHN FOX, JR.
Now look-a-here, Mr. Geoffrey, I'm talkin' serious an' don't want none o' your jokes or jollying.
THE DEFINITE OBJECTJEFFERY FARNOL
The chap had been playing a part; he had absolutely been "jollying him along," after the New York fashion.
T. TEMBAROMFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
I knew by the wavy hair and the look he had, that made me not know whether he was jollying me or not.
ROY BLAKELY, PATHFINDERPERCY KEESE FITZHUGH
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