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Jolly Someone Along

Definition of the verb Jolly Someone Along

What does Jolly Someone Along mean as a doing phrase?

verb

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

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Google previewCONCISE DICTIONARY OF PHRASES (2015)

by V&S EDITORIAL BOARD

Jolly someone along To make someone happy or compliant, as by encouragement or flattery. Jug ears Ears whose plane is markedly not parallel to the plane of the head. Jumble sale Fundraising event Jumbo jet Airliner Jump about To move from side to side, or fidget annoyingly. Usually as a result of being nervous. Jump around To move erratically by jumping. Usually as a result of being excited. Jump at the chance To immediately accept an offer. Jump at To accept something ...

Google previewCONCISE DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH COMBINED (IDIOMS, PHRASES, PROBERBS, SIMILIES) (2015)

by V&S EDITORIAL BOARD

Jolly someone along To make someone happy or compliant, as by encouragement or flattery. Jug ears Ears whose plane is markedly not parallel to the plane of the head. Jumble sale Fundraising event Jumbo jet Airliner Jump about To move from side to side, or fidget 66.

Google previewHeinemann English Dictionary (2001)

by Martin Manser

Phrase jolly someone along to encourage ...

Google previewColour Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

by Oxford Dictionaries,

(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. 2 a shock. josh verb informal tease playfully. joss stick noun a thin stick covered with a substance that produces a sweet smell when you burn it. jostle verb (jostles, jostling, jostled) 1 push or bump against someone roughly. 2 (jostle for) struggle for. jot ...

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 , jolly well Brit colloq used for emphasis: certainly • You jolly well deserved it. jolly boat >na small boat carried on a larger ship. [18c] 9 Jove Jolly Roger > n, hist or literary a pirate-ship flag, black with a white skull-and-crossbones. [18c] jolt > v ( jolted ...

Google previewPocket Oxford American Dictionary and Thesaurus (2010)

by Oxford University Press

(jolly someone along) informal encourage ...

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