Jolly Good Fellow

(A). A very social and popular person. (French, joli.)

“Ali was jolly quiet at Ephesus before St. Paul came thither.” —John Trapp: Commentary (1656).

For he's a jolly good fellow [three times].
And so say all of us,
With a hip, hip, hip, hoora!
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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