jollify

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v jollify celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities "The members of the wedding party made merry all night","Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • jollify To make jolly; intoxicate to a slight degree; make ‘happy.’
    • jollify To become ‘jolly’; be exhilarated by drink.
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Usage

In literature:

He placed his cane against the hall tree, and followed his host into the jollified apartment.
"The Voice on the Wire" by Eustace Hale Ball
To-night you may jollify; but after that you are under strict discipline, for a month at least.
"Mary Anerley" by R. D. Blackmore
We met at the Corners last nite to jollify over the brave acts uv our Memphis frends, and I wuz the speeker.
"“Swingin Round the Cirkle.”" by Petroleum V. Nasby
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