jolly well Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “jolly well” in the English Dictionary

"jolly well" in British English

See all translations

jolly welladverb

uk   us   UK old-fashioned
used to ​emphasize something you are saying, ​especially when you are ​angry or ​annoyed: I'm going to jolly well ​tell her what I ​think of her! "Is she ​ready to ​leaveyet?" "I jolly well ​hope so!"
(Definition of jolly well from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jolly well”
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于生气或烦心时加强语气)…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於生氣或煩心時加強語氣)…
What is the pronunciation of jolly well?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

conker

the shiny brown poisonous nut of a horse chestnut tree

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More