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English definition of “jolly sth up”

jolly sth up

UK informal
verb [T + adv/prep] uk phrasal verb with jolly   /ˈdʒɒl.i/ us    /ˈdʒɑː.li/ informal
to make something brighter and more attractive: I thought I'd jolly the room up with some colourful curtains.Decorating or making something attractive
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