gaiety

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

gai·ety

noun \ˈgā-ə-tē\

: a happy and lively quality

plural gai·eties

Full Definition of GAIETY

1
:  merrymaking; also :  festive activity —often used in plural
2
:  high spirits :  merriment

Variants of GAIETY

gai·ety also gay·ety \ˈgā-ə-tē\

Examples of GAIETY

  1. The party had none of the gaiety we've seen in past years.
  2. the gaiety of the carnival

Origin of GAIETY

French gaieté
First Known Use: 1634

Rhymes with GAIETY

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