get one's jollies

get one's jollies
have a good time; have fun.

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  • get one's jollies — (informal) To enjoy oneself, have fun • • • Main Entry: ↑jolly * * * informal have fun or find pleasure …   Useful english dictionary

  • Get one's jollies — get excited; get one s cheap thrills …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • get one's jollies — Australian Slang get excited; get one s cheap thrills …   English dialects glossary

  • get one's jollies — vb to derive enjoyment, obtain sensual sat isfaction. The gratification referred to in this phrase is often less innocuous than the lighthearted nature of the words might imply. ► It s not my Idea of a good time, but If that s how you get your… …   Contemporary slang

  • get — [c]/gɛt / (say get) verb (got, got or, Chiefly US, gotten, Archaic, gat, getting) –verb (t) 1. to obtain, gain, or acquire by any means: to get favour by service; get a good price. 2. to fetch or bring: I w …  

  • jollies — n pl gratification. The expression can cover indulgences ranging from innocent enjoyment, through thrills, to more sinis ter and/or sexual stimulation. The word usually occurs in the phrase get one s jol lies …   Contemporary slang

  • get your jollies — mainly american spoken, showing disapproval phrase to get pleasure from an activity or experience Do you get your jollies from wasting money on things you don’t need? Thesaurus: to enjoy something, or to enjoy yourselfsynonym Main entry: jolly *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pleasure — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Feeling of enjoyment Nouns 1. pleasure, enjoyment, gratification; voluptuousness, sensuality; luxuriousness; gluttony; titillation, gusto; creature comforts, comfort, ease, [lap of] luxury; purple and… …   English dictionary for students

  • jolly — jolly1 adjective (jollier, jolliest) happy and cheerful. ↘informal lively and entertaining. verb (jollies, jollying, jollied) informal encourage in a friendly way. ↘(jolly someone/thing up) make someone or something more jolly. adverb Brit.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • jolly — /ˈdʒɒli / (say jolee) adjective (jollier, jolliest) 1. in good spirits; cheerful: in a moment he was as jolly as ever. 2. cheerfully festive or convivial. 3. amusing; pleasant. –verb (t) (jollied, jollying) 4. (sometimes followed by into) to… …  

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