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merrymaking

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noun mer·ry·mak·ing \-kiŋ\

Simple Definition of merrymaking

  • : fun and enjoyment : joyful celebration that includes eating, drinking, singing, and dancing

Full Definition of merrymaking

  1. 1 :  gay or festive activity :  conviviality

  2. 2 :  a convivial occasion :  festivity


MERRYMAKING Defined for Kids

merrymaking

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noun mer·ry·mak·ing \ˈmer-ē-ˌmā-kiŋ\

Definition of merrymaking

  1. :  fun and enjoyment :  joyful celebration





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