Jolly and Playful


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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

Playful is a synonym for jolly in happy topic. In some cases you can use "Playful" instead an adjective "Jolly", when it comes to topics like laughing.
Nearby Word: jollying
Synonyms for Jolly


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Playful adjective – Given to good-natured joking or teasing.
Jolly is a synonym for playful in frisky topic. Sometimes you can use "Jolly" instead an adjective "Playful".
Nearby Words: play, played, playfulness, playing, playfully
Synonyms for Playful

Things that words describes

sense jolly sense playful sense
attitude jolly attitude playful attitude
mood jolly mood playful mood
guy jolly guy playful guy
Other nouns: people, scene, way, personality, music, voice, fun, version, demeanor.

Both words in one sentence

  • Anime / Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn He's the embodiment of evil and is very dangerous, but extremely jolly and playful.
  • In the Doctor Who story "The Invasion of Time", the Doctor is initiated as Lord President of Gallifrey and begins acting very cold and megalomaniacal, contrary to his usual jolly and playful personality.
    Source: Not Himself
  • His threatening image has been downplayed as well: he is no longer a Scary Black Man who wants to punish kids, but a jolly, playful Manchild who provides comic relief to the audience.
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