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Lolly vs. Jolly

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Lollynoun

A piece of hard candy on a stick; a lollipop.

Jollyadjective

Full of merriment and high spirits; jovial.

Lollynoun

Money.

Jollynoun

A pleasure trip or excursion.

Lollynoun

Any confection made from sugar, or high in sugar content; a sweet, a piece of candy.

Jollynoun

A marine in the English navy.

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Lollynoun

(archaic) A lump.

Jollyadverb

very, extremely

Lollynoun

(Canada) Snow or fine ice floating on water.

Jollyverb

(transitive) To amuse or divert.

Lollynoun

informal terms for money

Jollyadjective

Full of life and mirth; jovial; joyous; merry; mirthful.

‘Like a jolly troop of huntsmen.’; ‘"A jolly place," said he, "in times of old!But something ails it now: the spot is cursed."’;

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Lollynoun

ice cream or water ice on a small wooden stick;

‘in England a popsicle is called an ice lolly’;

Jollyadjective

Expressing mirth, or inspiring it; exciting mirth and gayety.

‘And with his jolly pipe delights the groves.’; ‘Their jolly notes they chanted loud and clear.’;

Jollyadjective

Of fine appearance; handsome; excellent; lively; agreeable; pleasant.

‘Full jolly knight he seemed, and fair did sit.’; ‘The coachman is swelled into jolly dimensions.’;

Jollyverb

To cause to be jolly; to make good-natured; to encourage to feel pleasant or cheerful; - often implying an insincere or bantering spirit; hence, to poke fun at.

‘We want you to jolly them up a bit.’; ‘At noon we lunched at the tail of the ambulance, and gently "jollied" the doctor's topography.’;

Jollynoun

A marine in the English navy.

‘I'm a Jolly - 'Er Majesty's Jolly - soldier an' sailor too!’;

Jollynoun

a happy party

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Jollynoun

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

Jollyverb

be silly or tease one another;

‘After we relaxed, we just kidded around’;

Jollyadjective

full of or showing high-spirited merriment;

‘when hearts were young and gay’; ‘a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company’; ‘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’;

Jollyadverb

used as an intensifier (`jolly' is used informally in Britain);

‘pretty big’; ‘pretty bad’; ‘jolly decent of him’;

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