Jolly and Merry

Jolly

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Jolly adjective – Indicative of or marked by high spirits or good humor.
Usage example: an especially jolly crowd of well-wishers at their wedding reception

Merry is a synonym for jolly (British) in happy topic. In some cases you can use "Merry" instead the word "Jolly" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like cheerful, feeling, laughing. colloquial substitute
Nearby Word: jollying
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Merry

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Merry adjective – Indicative of or marked by high spirits or good humor.
Usage example: the traditional depiction of Santa Claus as a rotund man with merry, twinkling blue eyes

Jolly is a synonym for merry in cheerful topic. You can use "Jolly" instead the word "Merry" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as feeling, happy, festive. popular alternative
Nearby Words: merriment, merrily, merrie, Merri
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Things that words describes

friend jolly friend merry friend
crew jolly crew merry crew
number jolly number merry number
time jolly time merry time
Other nouns: way, personality, voice, jig, romp, song, japes.

Both words in one sentence

  • Jolly is sometimes seen complaining about how Luke gets to make merry in the saloon, and his horse must wait outside under the window.
  • Saving Christmas Merry Madagascar begins when Santa and his sleigh crash-land on the island, giving the jolly gentleman a case of amnesia.
  • Signature Team Transport Almost every single crew in One Piece has his own ship with their customized Jolly Roger, the most obvious example being the Strawhats' ship, the Going Merry and later, the Thousand Sunny.
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