jollity

noun jol·li·ty \ ˈjä-lə-tē \

Definition of jollity

plural jollities
1 : the quality or state of being jolly : merriment
2 British : a festive gathering

Examples of jollity in a Sentence

  1. I love all of the warmhearted jollity of the holiday season.

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First Known Use of jollity

14th century


JOLLITY Defined for English Language Learners

jollity

noun

Definition of jollity for English Language Learners

  • : a happy and cheerful quality or state : the quality or state of being jolly


JOLLITY Defined for Kids

jollity

noun jol·li·ty \ ˈjä-lə-tē \

Definition of jollity for Students

: the state of being happy and cheerful


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