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jollification

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noun jol·li·fi·ca·tion \ˌjä-li-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of jollification



Examples of jollification in a sentence

  1. <each year the mountain men of the Old West would gather for a week of carousing, tall tale-telling, and general jollification>



1809

First Known Use of jollification

1809


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