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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

When I think of a merry, happy, free young girl - and look at the ailing, aching state a young wife generally is doomed to - which you can't deny is the penalty of marriage.
Queen Victoria

Honest good humor is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and laughter abundant.
Washington Irving

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

For me, the spirit of Christmas means being happy and giving freely. It's a tradition for all the kids in the family to help mom decorate the tree. Christmas is all about family, eating, drinking and making merry.
Malaika Arora Khan

I had rather have a fool to make me merry than experience to make me sad and to travel for it too!
William Shakespeare
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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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