Examples of gaiety in a Sentence
The party had none of the gaiety we've seen in past years.
the gaiety of the carnival
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There was laughter and gaiety, but the president said literally almost nothing about what is in the bill or who would benefit from it.
Some are affected by gaiety, others by melancholy, but all are more or less touched.
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GAIETY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gaiety for English Language Learners
: a happy and lively quality
GAIETY Defined for Kids
Definition of gaiety for Students
1 : happy and lively activity : merrymaking There were sounds of gaiety outside, musical instruments, and noisy tongues, and laughter. — Charles Dickens, The Cricket on the Hearth
2 : bright spirits or manner The bad news ended their gaiety.
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