jollify

/ˈdʒɒləfaɪ/ (say 'joluhfuy)

verb (jollified, jollifying)
Colloquial
verb (t)
1. to make jolly or merry.
verb (i)
2. to be merry.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • jollify — [jäl′ə fī΄] vt., vi. jollified, jollifying Informal to make or be jolly or merry jollification n …   English World dictionary

  • jollify — /jol euh fuy /, v.t., v.i., jollified, jollifying. to make or become jolly or merry. [1815 25; JOLLY + FY] * * * …   Universalium

  • jollify — v. make somebody cheerful; become happy; celebrate loudly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jollify — jol·li·fy …   English syllables

  • jollify — jol•li•fy [[t]ˈdʒɒl əˌfaɪ[/t]] v. t. v. i. fied, fy•ing to make or become jolly or merry • Etymology: 1815–25 jol li•fi•ca′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • jollify — v.tr. & intr. ( ies, ied) make or be merry, esp. in drinking. Derivatives: jollification n …   Useful english dictionary

  • make happy — verb celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities (Freq. 1) The members of the wedding party made merry all night Let s whoop it up the boss is gone! • Syn: ↑revel, ↑racket, ↑make whoopie, ↑make merry, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • make merry — verb celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities The members of the wedding party made merry all night Let s whoop it up the boss is gone! • Syn: ↑revel, ↑racket, ↑make whoopie, ↑make happy, ↑whoop it up, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • make whoopie — verb celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities The members of the wedding party made merry all night Let s whoop it up the boss is gone! • Syn: ↑revel, ↑racket, ↑make merry, ↑make happy, ↑whoop it up, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • whoop it up — verb celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities (Freq. 1) The members of the wedding party made merry all night Let s whoop it up the boss is gone! • Syn: ↑revel, ↑racket, ↑make whoopie, ↑make merry, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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