Definitions

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  • adj. Not jolly; glum.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ jolly

Examples

  • Gellhorn, a fine war correspondent, was in an unjolly state of mind; she believed that she was about to miss out on the Allied landings in France.

    Indelible Portraits Of Women

  • And so Fairlie goes on, like an unjolly green giant, trampling much-cherished eco-veggie facts and figures underfoot.

    Veggies have a duty to say meat is still murder

  • Meyers's book goes in for this sort of thing with a certain degree of brio; indeed, not since the publication of Kenneth Tynan's journals have we been treated to such a suggested litany of unjolly spankings.

    The Powers of Dr. Johnson

  • In "Shrek 2," the unjolly green giant (Mike Myers) finally meets Princess Fiona's regal parents.

    Shrek Attack

  • In "Shrek 2," which opens May 21, the unjolly green giant (Mike Myers) finally meets Princess Fiona's regal parents.

    MY BIG FAT GREEN SEQUEL

  • John for the first time in his life realized how unjolly he was and asked the baker how he could be jolly.

    nisayon Diary Entry

  • The time display next to it flashes an unjolly red.

    100 Word Stories

  • The squalid room to which they’d been led by a fat but distinctly unjolly cook was filled with piles of potatoes and onions, and quite without a fire.

    LADY of SKYE

  • " "Starting's finished," the unjolly little man reminded her.

    Snakes Eyes

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