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merry meaning and definition

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MERRY adjective

Definition of merry (adjective)

  1. full of or showing high-spirited merriment
    • "when hearts were young and gay"; "a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth; "the jolly crowd at the reunion"; "jolly old Saint Nick"; "a jovial old gentleman"; "have a merry Christmas"; "peals of merry laughter"; "a mirthful laugh"
    • synonyms: gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, mirthful
  2. offering fun and gaiety
    • "a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening"
    • synonyms: festal, festive, gay
  3. quick and energetic
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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