Definitions for gaietyˈgeɪ ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gai•e•tyˈgeɪ ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. the quality or state of being gay or cheerful; merriment.

  2. Often, gaieties. merrymaking or festivity:

    the gaieties of the New Year season.

  3. showiness; finery:

    gaiety of dress.

    Ref: Sometimes, gayety.

Origin of gaiety:

1625–35; < F gaieté=gaigay+-té -ty2

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gaiety, merriment(noun)

    a gay feeling

  2. gaiety, playfulness(noun)

    a festive merry feeling


  1. gaiety(Noun)

    The state of being happy

  2. Origin: From gaieté, from gai

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gaiety(noun)

    same as Gayety

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. gaiety

    1. An effervescence of spirits produced by the expectation or the receipt of money. 2. The emotion of a poor person on learning of the death of a rich relative.

Translations for gaiety

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(an occasion of) fun or happiness

They joined in the gaiety.

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