jolty

[ johl-tee ]
/ ˈdʒoʊl ti /

adjective, jolt·i·er, jolt·i·est.

full of jolts; bumpy.

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Origin of jolty

First recorded in 1825–35; jolt + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM jolty

jolt·i·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for jolty

  • She would not hear of Mrs. Hartwell-Joness taking the long, jolty drive to the village.

    Letty and the Twins|Helen Sherman Griffith
  • Mr. Masterson drew nearer; of a truth the jolty pony was Alazan!

    The Sunset Trail|Alfred Henry Lewis
  • He had told the girl that, on the long, jolty ride from the junction.

    Rim o' the World|B. M. Bower
  • I did feel sumpin' kind o' jolty; but I t'ought dey was jes' a-puttin' on de dinah at Jackson.

    From Pillar to Post|John Kendrick Bangs