adjective. 1. gay, jovial, periang, riang, girang; (of laugh). riang, girang: his jolly companions, teman-temannya yang riang; 2. very enjoyable, seronok betul: we had a jolly time, kami seronok betul; adverb. (United Kingdom), (colloquial) betul(-betul): it's jolly hot today, panas betul hari ini; a jolly good singer, seorang penyanyi yang betul-betul pandai bernyanyi; jolly well, [not translated]: it jolly well serves them right!, padan muka mereka! ; I jolly well told him to get lost, saya suruh dia berambus; transitive verb. usually someone along, (colloquial) encourage or keep someone in good humour (especially to get his cooperation) memujuk seseorang: they all jollied him along until he agreed to lend them the car, mereka semua memujuknya sehingga dia bersetuju meminjamkan keretanya.