go on one's merry way
Definition of go on one's merry way
1 : to leave a place Soon I'll go on my merry way.
2 often disapproving : to continue doing what one has been doing She just goes on her merry way, loving men and then breaking their hearts.
Word by Word Definitions
: to move on a course : proceed — compare stop
: to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied : leave, depart
: to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure
: the act or manner of going
: the height of fashion : rage
: an often unexpected turn of affairs : occurrence
: functioning properly : being in good and ready condition
: a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board
: giving pleasure : delightful
: full of gaiety or high spirits : mirthful
: marked by festivity or gaiety
: a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place
: an opening for passage
: the course traveled from one place to another : route
: of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route
: by a long distance : to a considerable degree or extent : far
: by far : much
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