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rollicking

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈrɒl.ɪ.kɪŋ/ us    /ˈrɑː-/ old-fashioned
happy, energetic, and often noisy: The play is described as "a rollicking tale about love and lust".Causing pleasure

rollicking

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈrɒl.ɪ.kɪŋ/ us    /ˈrɑː-/ UK informal
an occasion when someone tells you in a very angry way that you have done something wrong: We got a rollicking from the coach at half time.Chastising and rebukingTalking angrily
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