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Definition of For He's a Jolly Good Fellow from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

For He's a Jolly Good Fellow

 
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a song that people sing to praise somebody who has done something that they admire. If the person is a woman, they sing For She's a Jolly Good Fellow. The song is usually sung without being planned or prepared, and the person is sometimes carried on the shoulders of the people singing. The words are:
For he's a jolly good fellow,For he's a jolly good fellow,For he's a jolly good fellow,And so say all of us.