jolly well

Main Entry:  jolly well
Part of Speech:  adv
Definition:  very much; a phrase used for emphasis and enthusiasm
Example:  I jolly well hope so!
Usage:  informal's 21st Century Lexicon
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jolly-well definition

  1. mod.
    certainly. : You jolly-well better be there on time.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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