What does Merry mean?

Definitions for Merry
ˈmɛr iMer·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthful(adj)

    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"

  2. gay, festal, festive, merry(adj)

    offering fun and gaiety

    "a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening"

  3. alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy(adj)

    quick and energetic

    "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze"

Wiktionary

  1. merry(Adjective)

    Jolly and full of high-spirits

    We had a very merry Christmas.

  2. merry(Adjective)

    Festive and full of fun and laughter

  3. merry(Adjective)

    Brisk

    The play moved along at a merry pace.

  4. merry(Adjective)

    happy or showing enjoyment

  5. Merry(ProperNoun)

    Originally a nickname for a merry person.

  6. Merry(ProperNoun)

    from the adjective, also a diminutive of Mary and Mercy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Merry

    laughingly gay; overflowing with good humor and good spirits; jovial; inclined to laughter or play ; sportive

  2. Merry

    cheerful; joyous; not sad; happy

  3. Merry

    causing laughter, mirth, gladness, or delight; as, / merry jest

  4. Merry(noun)

    a kind of wild red cherry

Freebase

  1. Merry

    Merry is a Japanese visual kei rock band formed in Tokyo in 2001. The current member lineup consists of Gara on vocals, Yuu and Kenichi on guitar, Tetsu on bass, and Nero on the drums.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Merry

    mer′i, adj. sportive: cheerful: noisily gay: causing laughter: lively.—adv. Merr′ily.—ns. Merr′imake, Merr′y-make (Spens.), a meeting for making merry, a festival, mirth.—v.i. to make merry, to feast.—ns. Merr′iment, Merr′iness, gaiety with laughter and noise: mirth: hilarity; Merr′y-an′drew, one who makes sport for others: a buffoon: one who goes round with a mountebank or a quack doctor—also Merr′yman; Merr′y-go-round, a revolving ring of hobby-horses, &c., on which children ride round at fairs, &c.; Merr′y-mak′ing, a merry entertainment, a festival; Merr′y-thought, the forked bone of a fowl's breast, which two persons pull at in play, the one who breaks off the longer part being thought likely to be first married. [A.S. merg, from the Celtic, as in Gael. and Ir. mear, merry, Gael. mir, to sport.]

  2. Merry

    mer′i, n. an English wild-cherry. [Fr. merise.]

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How to say Merry in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Merry in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Merry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Merry in a Sentence

  1. Matt Groening:

    Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig, then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun.

  2. Andrew Morton:

    He’s got a spring in his step, he’s whistling a merry tune. He looks like a man who has won the lottery… and she would be thrilled as a parent to see him so happy.

  3. Clemente Rodriguez Moreno:

    Twenty-three years that I haven't been to give him a hug on his birthday, 23 years that I haven't been able to my son Merry Christmas.

  4. Elizabeth Montagu:

    I endeavor to be wise when I cannot be merry, easy when I cannot be glad, content with what cannot be mended and patient when there be no redress.

  5. Charles Dickens:

    'Out upon merry Christmas What's Christmas time to you but a time for paying bills without money a time for finding yourself a year older, but not an hour richer... If I could work my will,' said Scrooge indignantly, 'every idiot who goes about with 'Merry Christmas' upon his lips should be boiled with his won pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart. He should'

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