Simple Definition of mirth
: happiness and laughter
Examples of mirth
Her clumsy attempt to cut the cake was the cause of much mirth.
<as charming as your mutual mirth is, could you refrain from nudging each other and giggling during class?>
Origin of mirth
Middle English, from Old English myrgth, from myrge merry — more at merry
First Known Use: before 12th century
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