get your jollies

get your jollies mainly american spoken, showing disapproval phrase
to get pleasure from an activity or experience

Do you get your jollies from wasting money on things you don’t need?

Thesaurus: to enjoy something, or to enjoy yourselfsynonym
Main entry: jolly

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get your jollies
US informal + disapproving : to get a feeling of enjoyment or excitement

She doesn't think much of people who get their jollies from watching violent movies. [=people who enjoy watching violent movies]

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Main Entry: ↑jollies

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get your ˈjollies idiom
(informal) to get pleasure or have fun

He's one of those sad guys who gets his jollies from lurking in chat rooms.

Main entry:jollyidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • get your jollies — mainly American spoken, showing disapproval to get pleasure from an activity or experience Do you get your jollies from wasting money on things you don t need? …   English dictionary

  • get your jollies — See get your kicks …   English idioms

  • get one's jollies — vb to derive enjoyment, obtain sensual sat isfaction. The gratification referred to in this phrase is often less innocuous than the lighthearted nature of the words might imply. ► It s not my Idea of a good time, but If that s how you get your… …   Contemporary slang

  • jollies — jol|lies [ˈdʒɔliz US ˈdʒa: ] n get your jollies AmE spoken to get pleasure from a particular experience or activity, especially a strange activity …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • jollies — noun Kicks; satisfaction; entertainment. I dont know if this is how you get your jollies, but its pretty screwed up …   Wiktionary

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  • jolly — jol|ly1 [ dʒali ] adjective 1. ) friendly and CHEERFUL: Her teacher was a jolly lady. 2. ) OLD FASHIONED lively and enjoyable: a jolly conversation jolly jol|ly 2 [ dʒali ] noun count INFORMAL 1. ) BRITISH an occasion when a group of people go… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • jol·lies — /ˈʤɑːliz/ noun get your jollies US informal + disapproving : to get a feeling of enjoyment or excitement She doesn t think much of people who get their jollies from watching violent movies. [=people who enjoy watching violent movies] …   Useful english dictionary

  • jolly — I UK [ˈdʒɒlɪ] / US [ˈdʒɑlɪ] adjective Word forms jolly : adjective jolly comparative jollier superlative jolliest 1) friendly and cheerful Her teacher was a jolly lady. 2) old fashioned lively and enjoyable a jolly conversation II UK [ˈdʒɒlɪ] /… …   English dictionary

  • jolly — /ˈdʒɒli / (say jolee) adjective (jollier, jolliest) 1. in good spirits; cheerful: in a moment he was as jolly as ever. 2. cheerfully festive or convivial. 3. amusing; pleasant. –verb (t) (jollied, jollying) 4. (sometimes followed by into) to… …   Australian English dictionary

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