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Jolly Someone Along

Definition of the verb Jolly Someone Along

What does Jolly Someone Along mean as a doing phrase?


  1. [idiomatic, informal] To make someone happy or compliant, as by encouragement or flattery.

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Google previewColour Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

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(jolly someone along) informal encourage someone in a friendly way. •adverb Brit. informal very. jolt verb 1 push or shake abruptly and roughly. 2 shock someone into taking action. •noun 1 an act of jolting.

Google previewHeinemann English Dictionary (2001)

by Martin Manser

Phrase jolly someone along to encourage someone to be cheerful.

Google previewChambers concise dictionary (2004)

(jolly someone along) to keep them cheerful and co- operative. 2 (jolly someone up) to make them more cheerful. [14c: from French jolif pretty or merry] □ jolliness n. ♢ get one's jollies colloq to experience pleasure , ...

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