Joker vs Jolly - What's the difference?

joker | jolly |


As a noun joker

is joker.

As a proper noun jolly is

(female).

joker

English

(wikipedia joker)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person who makes jokes.
  • (slang) A funny person.
  • A jester.
  • A playing card that features a picture of a joker (that is, a jester) and that may be used as a wild card in some card games.
  • An unspecified, vaguely disreputable person.
  • Some joker keeps changing this web page.
  • (New Zealand, colloquial) A man.
  • Synonyms

    * (jester ): court jester, fool, jester

    See also

    *

    See also

    * * * ----

    jolly

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Full of high and merry spirits; jovial.
  • Noun

    (jollies)
  • (British) a pleasure trip or excursion
  • Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • (British, dated) very, extremely
  • Derived terms

    * jolly well

    Verb

  • To amuse or divert.
  • Derived terms

    * jolly someone along

    References

    * JOLLY in the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica, vol. 15, p. 495. English degree adverbs ----