Textual thesaurus for "jolly"

(adj) gay, merry, jovial, jocund, mirthful

full of or showing high-spirited merriment

when hearts were young and gay; a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company- Wordsworth; the jolly crowd at the reunion; jolly old Saint Nick; a jovial old gentleman; have a merry Christmas; peals of merry laughter; a mirthful laugh

(adv) moderately, passably, somewhat, middling, reasonably, pretty, fairly

to a moderately sufficient extent or degree

pretty big; pretty bad; jolly decent of him; the shoes are priced reasonably; he is fairly clever with computers

(noun) jolly boat

a yawl used by a ship's sailors for general work

(verb) chaff, josh, kid, banter

be silly or tease one another

After we relaxed, we just kidded around