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Definition of Merry

Merry

  1. Laughingly gay; overflowing with good humor and good spirits; jovial; inclined to laughter or play ; sportive.
  2. Cheerful; joyous; not sad; happy.
  3. Causing laughter, mirth, gladness, or delight; as, / merry jest.
  4. A kind of wild red cherry.

Merry Quotations

A merry companion is as good as a wagon.
John Lyly

A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance.
King Solomon

Beauty makes idiots sad and wise men merry.
George Jean Nathan

In the 21st century, white America got a wake-up call after 9/11/01. White America and the western world came to realize that people of color had not gone away, faded into the woodwork or just 'disappeared' as the Great White West kept on its merry way of ignoring black concerns.
Jeremiah Wright

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.
Elizabeth Montagu
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Merry Translations

merry in Afrikaans is vrolik
merry in Dutch is goedgeluimd, goedgehumeurd
merry in Finnish is iloinen
merry in French is gai, heureuse, jovial
merry in Italian is festevole, lieto, giocondo
merry in Latin is hilaris
merry in Norwegian is lystig
merry in Portuguese is alegre
merry in Swedish is god, munter
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