Origin of jollity
synonym study for jollity
Words nearby jollity
How to use jollity in a sentence
Yet jollity and gloom are still at war in our censorious age.
Jollity and gloom were contending for an empire,” wrote Nathaniel Hawthorne in his story “The May-Pole of Merry Mount.
The man who wrote Glengarry Glen Ross actually and unironically references "the current economic jollity."David Mamet's Right Turn|David Frum|May 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The two men got along with such incongruous jollity that they soon earned the nickname “the Chuckle Brothers.”Ireland's Big Breakthrough|Niall Stanage|February 6, 2010|DAILY BEAST
These practical jokes are all taken in good part and made to contribute to the jollity of the season.
I takes it reg'lar, and I can warrant it to drive away any illness as is caused by too much jollity.'The Pickwick Papers|Charles Dickens
In the previous September Howard had reported her 'never so gallant many years, nor so set upon jollity.'Sir Walter Ralegh|William Stebbing
Cooney Brashear added to the jollity by suggesting that Alfred "give Sammy's mewel a dose the next time he kicks you."Watch Yourself Go By|Al. G. Field
They looked on at blows given and taken in good temper, hardship sharpening jollity.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith