Associations to the word «Merry»

Wiktionary

MERRY, adjective. Jolly and full of high spirits
MERRY, adjective. Festive and full of fun and laughter
MERRY, adjective. Brisk
MERRY, adjective. Causing laughter, mirth, gladness, or delight.
MERRY, adjective. (euphemistic) drunk; tipsy
MERRY, proper noun. A surname​. Originally a nickname for a merry person.
MERRY, proper noun. A female given name from the adjective, also a diminutive of Mary and Mercy.
MERRY, proper noun. A diminutive of the   male given name Meredith.
MERRY ANDREW, noun. (idiomatic) A person who clowns publicly; a buffoon; an entertainer's assistant.
MERRY ANDREWS, noun. Plural of Merry Andrew
MERRY COCKER, noun. (colloquial) A cocker spaniel
MERRY COCKERS, noun. Plural of merry cocker
MERRY COMPANIES, noun. Plural of merry company
MERRY COMPANY, noun. (arts) A painting, usually from the 17th century, showing a small group of people enjoying themselves, usually seated with drinks and music.
MERRY DANCE, noun. (idiomatic) A useless waste of time resulting from a deception.
MERRY DANCERS, noun. Beams of the northern lights when they rise and fall alternately without any considerable change of length.
MERRY DANCES, noun. Plural of merry dance
MERRY WIDOW, noun. A strapless corset or bustier
MERRY WIDOW, noun. A strapless corset with long garters and half cups for the breasts.
MERRY WIDOWS, noun. Plural of merry widow
MERRY WIDOWS, noun. Plural of Merry Widow

Dictionary definition

MERRY, adjective. 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".
MERRY, adjective. Offering fun and gaiety; "a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening".
MERRY, adjective. 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".

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