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get one's jollies

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Definition of get one's jollies words

  • noun get one's jollies to have fun or get pleasure; often, specif., from that which is cheap or disreputable 0

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Parts of speech for Get one's jollies

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

get one's jollies popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

Synonyms for get one's jollies

verb get one's jollies

  • gratify β€” to give pleasure to (a person or persons) by satisfying desires or humoring inclinations or feelings: Her praise will gratify all who worked so hard to earn it.
  • relax β€” to make less tense, rigid, or firm; make lax: to relax the muscles.
  • wow β€” to gain an enthusiastic response from; thrill.
  • recreate β€” to create anew.
  • please β€” (used as a polite addition to requests, commands, etc.) if you would be so obliging; kindly: Please come here. Will you please turn the radio off?

Antonyms for get one's jollies

verb get one's jollies

  • annoy β€” If someone or something annoys you, it makes you fairly angry and impatient.
  • disappoint β€” to fail to fulfill the expectations or wishes of: His gross ingratitude disappointed us.
  • pain β€” physical suffering or distress, as due to injury, illness, etc.
  • worry β€” to torment oneself with or suffer from disturbing thoughts; fret.
  • anger β€” Anger is the strong emotion that you feel when you think that someone has behaved in an unfair, cruel, or unacceptable way.

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