jollification


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

jol·li·fi·ca·tion

 (jŏl′ə-fĭ-kā′shən)
n.
Festivity; revelry.

jollification

(ˌdʒɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
a merry festivity
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jollification - a boisterous celebrationjollification - a boisterous celebration; a merry festivity
festivity, celebration - any joyous diversion
high jinks, high jinx, hijinks, jinks - noisy and mischievous merrymaking
revel, revelry - unrestrained merrymaking
Translations

jollification

[ˌdʒɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] N
1. (= merriment) → regocijo m, festividades fpl
2. (= party) → fiesta f, guateque m

jollification

n (hum)Festivität f (hum); (= merrymaking: also jollifications) → Festlichkeiten pl

jollification

[ˌdʒɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃn] n (hum) → festeggiamento
References in classic literature ?
Amid all this jollification Philip paid little attention to the new arrival.
But one evening, when we were sitting over our wine, after one of our club dinners, and all had been hearty together, - Lowborough giving us mad toasts, and hearing our wild songs, and bearing a hand in the applause, if he did not help us to sing them himself, - he suddenly relapsed into silence, sinking his head on his hand, and never lifting his glass to his lips; - but this was nothing new; so we let him alone, and went on with our jollification, till, suddenly raising his head, he interrupted us in the middle of a roar of laughter by exclaiming, -
The facts are these: about four o'clock on Christmas morning, Peterson, who, as you know, is a very honest fellow, was returning from some small jollification and was making his way homeward down Tottenham Court Road.
There had been several Avonlea jollifications the preceding week, involving rather late hours.
Lightening Seeds have also announced they will be returning to Manchester on a major UK tour in March next year to mark the 25 year anniversary re-release of their hit album Jollification. Plus, following extremely high demand, Manchester rapper Aitch has released further dates for his tour with an additional show at Manchester Academy 1 this December.
The Lightning Seeds were initially formed as a solo project by lead singer, Ian Broudie, before expanding into a band after the success of the album Jollification, and went on to produce a number of hit records including the platinum album, Dizzy Heights.
Don't ever leave them behind from those jollification trips this time around.
Even the mascot that day celebrated with a raw passion that belied his novelty dragon costume and the manufactured family-friendly jollification expected from mascots.
The people jumped from their beds, ran to the business district where a bonfire was soon started and a general jollification was started that last edfor 21 hours.
Summary: New Delhi [India] Sep 6 (ANI): As India continues to celebrate the Supreme Court's decision to decriminalise Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), everyone from activists to the common man is engulfed in the jollification.
3 THE word Beano is a shortened version of bean feast, which means a rowdy jollification. The comic was reduced to 12 pages every two weeks during the Second World War because of paper shortages.
Sir Geoffrey's party for 180 people to celebrate the anniversary of his feat, to raise money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, would now have to be classed as premature jollification.