jollification

noun
jol·​li·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌjä-li-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce jollification (audio) \

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

First Known Use of jollification

1809, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near jollification

joll

jolley

Jolliet

jollification

jollify

jollily

jolliness

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