how to pronounce jolly

/ˈdʒɑːliː/

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jolly is pronounced in two syllables

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dʒɑːl

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An example use of jolly in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… things and a bunch of Jolly Ranchers and …”

meanings of jolly

adjective:

  1. Splendid, excellent, pleasant.
  2. Large.
  3. Full of merriment and high spirits; jovial.
  4. Full of life and mirth; jouous; merry.

noun:

  1. A pleasure trip or excursion.
  2. A marine in the English navy.

name:

  1. A female given name.
  2. A surname​.

adverb:

  1. Very, extremely.

verb:

  1. To amuse or divert.

words with pronunciation similar to jolly

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