Definition of Jollify

1. Verb. Celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities. "Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!"

Exact synonyms: Make Happy, Make Merry, Make Whoopie, Racket, Revel, Wassail, Whoop It Up
Generic synonyms: Celebrate, Fete
Specialized synonyms: Carouse, Riot, Roister
Derivative terms: Jollification, Merrymaking, Racket, Revel, Reveller, Revelry, Wassailer



Definition of Jollify

1. to make jolly [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES] - See also: jolly

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jollify

jolled
jolley
jolleyer
jolleyers
jolleys
jollied
jollier
jolliers
jollies
jolliest
jolliffeite
jollification
jollifications
jollified
jollifies
jollify (current term)
jollifying
jollily
jolliment
jolliness
jollinesses
jolling
jollities
jollity
jollof rice
jollop
jollops
jolls
jolly
jolly-hockey-sticks

Literary usage of Jollify

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1816)
"MEMOIRS OF abstemious life, who seldom mingled in the politics or the jollify of the college. But his knowledge of the world was confined to the university ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, William Brown, Robert Henley Eden Henley (1819)
"... and her father (the defendant William jollify e) took out a<l- ^— —- ministration to her, and the plaintiff, apprehending that each of Mr. ..."

3. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1854)
"Such a crow would jollify all London, from Mile-End (which is no end) to Primrose Hill (where there ain't any primroses), and scatter the fog. ..."

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