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"
gay, festal, festive, merry(adj)
offering fun and gaiety
"a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening"
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"
Jolly and full of high-spirits
We had a very merry Christmas.
Festive and full of fun and laughter
The play moved along at a merry pace.
happy or showing enjoyment
Originally a nickname for a merry person.
from the adjective, also a diminutive of Mary and Mercy.
laughingly gay; overflowing with good humor and good spirits; jovial; inclined to laughter or play ; sportive
cheerful; joyous; not sad; happy
causing laughter, mirth, gladness, or delight; as, / merry jest
a kind of wild red cherry
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
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.]
mer′i, n. an English wild-cherry. [Fr. merise.]
The numerical value of merry in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of merry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of merry in a Sentence
Boris is a 'merry England conservative' who feel instinctively disrespectful of the rather solemn-minded people running the show.
It sounds like some merry pranksters are having fun with some pranks.
Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart for God now accepteth thy works.N.B. Eat, Drink and be merry. See also Luke 1219
Children and fools have merry lives.
You may search my time-worn face, You'll find a merry eye that twinkles I am NOT an old lady Just a little girl with wrinkles.
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- مرح, فرحArabic
- merieWestern Frisian
- נמרץ, עליז, ערני, שמחHebrew
- joyoza, joyalaIdo
- 즐거운, 명랑한Korean
- festivo, alegrePortuguese
- весёлый, ра́достный, оживлённый, энерги́чный, живо́йRussian
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