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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Jolly’. Over 50 Sentences


Jolly — US. [ˈdʒɑːlɪ], UK. [ˈdʒɒlɪ]

Main meanings:

  1. Cheerful and happy in nature or disposition.
  2. Amusing, entertaining or humorous.
  3. Used as an intensifier to convey emphasis or enthusiasm, e.g. “jolly good” or “jolly well”.


10 simple sentences:

  • She has a jolly personality.
  • Let’s have a jolly time tonight.
  • He always tells jolly jokes.
  • They were in a jolly mood.
  • I felt so jolly today.
  • The party was absolutely jolly.
  • We shared a jolly laugh.
  • It’s a jolly good day.
  • The kids were jolly excited.
  • Are you feeling jolly now?


The sentences from movies:

Jolly good. – Match Point (2006)

What a jolly fellow! – La vita è bella (1998)

Jolly good work. – Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)

Have a holly jolly Christmas… – Bad Santa (2003)

Jolly good fun! – The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Was he jolly? – Public Enemies (2009)

How jolly! – The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Jolly nice slacks. – Atonement (2007)

Jolly embarrassing if it had been another girl. – About Time (2013)

You’re dead, jolly man. – Hook (1991)

But I wouldn’t mind a bit of a jolly. – Cinderella (2015)

For he’s a jolly good fellow. – Some Like It Hot (1959)

There’ll be some jolly young men who want to party. – Bad Boys (1995)

Welcome to jolly old England. – EuroTrip (2004)

We are jolly green giants, walking the earth with guns. – Full Metal Jacket (1987)

Jolly nice of you. – The Last King of Scotland (2007)

To get the jolly old tone right, right? – The Ghost Writer (2010)

But not just jolly! – Rise of the Guardians (2012)

Jolly well have to carry on alone. – Alice in Wonderland (1951)

A jolly nice find. – The Sum of All Fears (2002)

Sounds quite jolly. – Notorious (1946)

‘Tis the season to be jolly. – Jingle All the Way (1996)

The fat ones are always jolly. – The Inbetweeners Movie (2011)

Jolly good show! – Becoming Jane (2007)

Jolly spot this, Harry. – My Fair Lady (1964)

We’re both jolly. – The Santa Clause (1994)

Jolly good shot. – Hudson Hawk (1991)

Pardon me if I’m not in a holly-jolly mood right now. – Go (1999)

Jolly good work, team! – Mystery Men (1999)

I do hope you are all jolly well. – Skins (2007)