Meaning of jollo in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdʒɒləʊ/

nounplural noun jollos

informal, dated Australian
  • A lively celebration or party.

    • ‘most came to the wedding jollo to drink the beer’
    • ‘A party of about 115 Sydney Millions Cubbers had some real jollo in the snow between Cooma arid Kosiusko last weekend.’
    • ‘"A jollo like this is the glassy alley!" Lorrae exclaimed, joining hands with Marcy and sharing her excitement.’
    • ‘He volubly volunteered that he was at a birthday Jollo.’
    • ‘Come, will you drink wiz us to-day? We 'ave w'at you call a jollo.’


Early 20th century from jollity+ -o.