But jolly and thousands of other, mostly young people have already made up their minds, albeit with a wide array of conclusions.
Like jolly, most of the women raced other motorized vehicles before making it into Monster Jam.
And 35 percent had no real doubts about Sink while only 26 percent had no real doubts about jolly.
c.1300 (late 13c. as a surname), from Old French jolif "festive, merry, amorous, pretty" (12c.) of uncertain origin (cf. Italian giulivo "merry, pleasant").
Perhaps a Germanic loan-word from a source akin to Old Norse jol "a winter feast" (see yule), or from Latin gaudere "to rejoice," from PIE *gau- "to rejoice" (see joy). For loss of -f, cf. tardy, hasty. Related: Jollily; jolliness.
To cajole with humor and bonhomie: I was pretty upset, but she jollied me along/ We jollied her into coming along with us (1876+)