go on one's merry way

Definition of go on one's merry way

  1. 1 :  to leave a place Soon I'll go on my merry way.

  2. 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

  1. :  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

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  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

merryplay
  1. :  giving pleasure :  delightful

    :  full of gaiety or high spirits :  mirthful

    :  marked by festivity or gaiety

  1. :  a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place

    :  an opening for passage

    :  the course traveled from one place to another :  route

  1. :  of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route

  1. :  by a long distance :  to a considerable degree or extent :  far

    :  by far :  much

    :  very


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