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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 the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling stream runs laughing by; When the air does laugh with our merry wit, And the green hill laughs with the noise of it.
William Blake

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

A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance.
King Solomon

As it fell upon a day in the merry month of May, sitting in a pleasant shade which a grove of myrtles made.
Richard Barnfield

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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