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  • n. Plural form of jolly.
  • n. Kicks; satisfaction; entertainment.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of jolly.


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  • Is this the only way they can get there jollies is thru a penthouse.

    After reading about Sarah Palin in the "Message Boards" I've got 1 question.

  • Like, my main concern with slash done for jollies is the fetishising of gay men in/for a heterosexual female gaze -- which I'm divided on.


  • Sure we may get our cheap jollies from a quick snack of Twinkies, but most of us have metapreferences not to find ourselvs having finished the whole bag of chips in one sitting.

    The Economics of Obesity: A Q&A With the Author of The Fattening of America - Freakonomics Blog -

  • Here at Chez Scrubbles we’ve been getting a few jollies from a new channel that popped up on our DirecTV lineup earlier this year — Chiller.

    Cheap Thrill: Joan Crawford on The Sixth Sense :

  • QUAID: Two combat search and rescue helicopters known as jollies responded (INAUDIBLE) They worried that you wouldn't come get them because of the sandstorm.

    CNN Transcript Mar 20, 2007

  • It would seem that their are a few readers of blogs that enjoy leaving negative comments all over blog land-I guess that is how they get their "jollies".

    A Rejoinder and Statement of Principles - A Dress A Day

  • Further generous sums are provided for home furnishings, office equipment, local publicity, stationery, rent, hotel expenses and fact-finding trips (not "jollies," please) to Europe for themselves and their families.

    Tsk Tsk, Mister Speaker

  • If men got their 'jollies' I mean erotic escapist fantasies from books the way some women do, I'd bet those fiction/non-fiction gender differences numbers would level out.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Well, it seems the German media has got scandal-ridden Volkswagen by the balls, and personnel chief Peter Hartz, at least, has followed – offering to resign following reports that he had allowed senior member of the works council to use company funds for overseas "jollies", prostitutes and – in one case – to build a house for his mistress.

    Hartz and Mindz?

  • Bridge he posted marines at the bridge-end, and as the disappointed people came pouring back the "jollies" pressed every man in the crowd.

    The Press-Gang Afloat and Ashore


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