Definitions for merry
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gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthfuladjective
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, merryadjective
offering fun and gaiety
"a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening"
alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippyadjective
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
They drank and were merry with him. Gen. xliii. 34.
The vine languisheth, all the merry-hearted sigh. Isa. xxiv.
Some that are of an ill and melancholy nature, incline the company into which they come to be sad and ill-disposed; and others that are of a jovial nature, do dispose the company to be merry and cheerful. Francis Bacon, Nat. Hist.
Man is the merriest species of the creation; all above and below him are serious. Addison.
You kill’d her husband, and for that vile fault
Two of her brothers were condemn’d to death;
My hand cut off, and made a merry jest. William Shakespeare.
In my small pinnace I can sail,
Contemning all the blust’ring roar;
And running with a merry gale,
With friendly stars my safety seek,
Within some little winding creek,
And see the storm ashore. Dryden.
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
So much more to share, all I can say is that Nick was my rock through the most intense yet empowering natural water birth. It was nothing but POWERFUL Merry Christmas!!!! THANK YOU GOD.
I had rather have a fool make me merry, than experience make me sad.
Children and fools have merry lives.
The word 'Christmas' -- I love Christmas. I love Christmas. You go to stores now, you don't see the word 'Christmas.' It says 'Happy Holidays' all over, remember the expression, 'Merry Christmas?' You don't see it anymore. You're going to see it if I get elected, I can tell you right now.
People often think that holidays should be merry, bring relief, and make it easier -- and when they feel good they don't turn to real faith... Now we are going through hard times, people are starting to come closer to God, there are more people here than before, and that's good for us, today in the morning there was an air alarm, but now thank God it's calmer and we could come. It's very important for us. It's the church we visit often.
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- مرح, فرحArabic
- merieWestern Frisian
- נמרץ, עליז, ערני, שמחHebrew
- joyala, joyozaIdo
- 명랑한, 즐거운Korean
- alegre, festivoPortuguese
- живо́й, энерги́чный, ра́достный, оживлённый, весёлыйRussian
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