Synonyms for jolly

Synonyms for (noun) jolly

Synonyms: jolly, jolly boat

Definition: a yawl used by a ship's sailors for general work

Similar words: yawl

Definition: a ship's small boat (usually rowed by 4 or 6 oars)

Synonyms: jolly

Definition: a happy party

Similar words: party

Definition: an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment

Usage: he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day

Synonyms for (verb) jolly

Synonyms: chaff, jolly, josh, kid, banter

Definition: be silly or tease one another

Usage: After we relaxed, we just kidded around

Similar words: ride, rag, rally, razz, bait, twit, tantalise, tantalize, taunt, tease, cod

Definition: harass with persistent criticism or carping

Usage: The children teased the new teacher; Don't ride me so hard over my failure; His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

Synonyms for (adj) jolly

Synonyms: gay, merry, jolly, jovial, jocund, mirthful

Definition: full of or showing high-spirited merriment

Usage: when hearts were young and gay; a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company- Wordsworth; the jolly crowd at the reunion; jolly old Saint Nick; a jovial old gentleman; have a merry Christmas; peals of merry laughter; a mirthful laugh

Similar words: joyous

Definition: full of or characterized by joy

Usage: felt a joyous abandon; joyous laughter

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