Definition of merry
merrilyplay \ˈmer-ə-lē, ˈme-rə-\ adverb
merrinessplay \ˈmer-ē-nəs, ˈme-rē-\ noun
Examples of merry in a Sentence
Let's eat, drink, and be merry!
They sang a merry little song.
Recent Examples of merry from the Web
FACEBOOK TWITTER EMAIL ME Mark Zuckerberg has yet to fully acknowledge Facebook’s role in bringing Donald Trump and his merry band of sycophants and supremacists to the White House.
My favorite REND386 world is RIDES.WLD, a magical land of virtual balloon rides, Ferris wheels, and merry-go-rounds.
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Synonym Discussion of merry
MERRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of merry for English Language Learners
: very happy and cheerful : feeling or showing joy and happiness
: causing joy and happiness
MERRY Defined for Kids
Definition of merry for Students
1 : full of joy and good cheer a merry man
2 : full of festive celebration and enjoyment a merry Christmas
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