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jolling, verbal noun

Origin:
From jol verb.
slang
1. Flirting; having a series of inconsequential love affairs; being in love. See also jol verb sense 2 and 6.
1969 J. Mbongwe in Post 5 Oct. 5 (letter)Is love and ‘jolling’ the same thing? The answer is no...Loving is permanent and ‘jolling’ temporary.
1993 ‘Jimbo’ programme insert, NapacJolling. Having an affair.
2. Merry-making, revelry; ‘partying’. Also attributive. See also jol verb sense 3.
1980 R. Govender Lahnee’s Pleasure 7Saturday night! Jolling night!
1988 P. Gaines in Cosmopolitan May 177The girls..had lots to talk about. Parents, boyfriends, fashion, jolling — they all spoke the same language.
Flirting; having a series of inconsequential love affairs; being in love.
Merry-making, revelry; ‘partying’. Also attributive.

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