Examples of merrymaking in a Sentence
Christmas Eve is always an occasion of much merrymaking at our home.
Recent Examples of merrymaking from the Web
Old Timers Day festival features local bands, food vendors, artists and general merrymaking, according to a press release.
More than 50 breweries are expected take part in Craft Beer Night, the kick off to four straight days of merrymaking.
But the merrymaking, as the man’s striptease made clear, was already in full swing.
Milenio reported that the merrymaking at Puente Grande was taped between December 2015 and March 2016.
Laughter yogis have to stop bickering with laughter therapists; folks have to stop arguing over whether it’s humor or laughter or comedy or clowns that is the secret to medicinal merrymaking.
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First Known Use of merrymaking
Synonymsconviviality, festivity, gaiety (also gayety), jollification, jollity, merriment, rejoicing, reveling (or revelling), revelry, whoopee
Related Wordscarousal, carouse; delight, diversion, entertainment, fun, mischief, pleasure, recreation, riot; cheer, cheerfulness, cheeriness, glee, gleefulness, hilarity, joviality, merriness, mirth, mirthfulness; carnival, celebration, festival, party, revel; frolicking, gamboling (or gambolling), rollicking, romping; enjoyment, happiness, joy; binge, fling, frolic, gambol, lark, rollick, romp, spree; buffoonery, clownery, clownishness, flippancy, frivolity, funning, jesting, jocularity, joking, joshing, levity, lightheartedness, playfulness, zaniness
Near Antonymsblackness, darkness, dolefulness, dolor, gloom, gloominess, glumness, grief, heartache, heartbreak, heartsickness, miserableness, misery, mournfulness, mourning, woe, wretchedness; dejection, depression, despondence, despondency, disconsolateness, dispiritedness, doldrums, downheartedness, dumps, forlornness, joylessness, melancholy, sorrow, unhappiness
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