merriment

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noun mer·ri·ment \ˈmer-i-mənt, ˈme-ri-\

Definition of merriment

  1. 1 :  lighthearted gaiety or fun-making :  hilarity

  2. 2 :  a lively celebration or party :  festivity

Examples of merriment in a sentence

  1. a time of great joy and merriment

  2. Their house was always filled with merriment.

1574

First Known Use of merriment

1574


MERRIMENT Defined for English Language Learners

merriment

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noun mer·ri·ment \ˈmer-i-mənt, ˈme-ri-\

Definition of merriment for English Language Learners

  • : laughter and enjoyment


MERRIMENT Defined for Kids

merriment

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noun mer·ri·ment \ˈmer-i-mənt\

Definition of merriment for Students

  1. :  laughter and enjoyment The party was filled with merriment.



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