the more the merrier

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the more the merrier

used to say that more people are welcome or invited to do something
  • "Can I bring my friends to the party?" "Of course, the more the merrier!"

Word by Word Definitions

more play
  1. : greater

  2. : additional, further

  1. : in addition

  2. : moreover

  3. : to a greater or higher degree

  1. : a greater quantity, number, or amount

  2. : something additional : an additional amount

  3. : persons of higher rank

  1. : additional persons or things or a greater amount

merry play merrier
  1. : giving pleasure : delightful

  2. : full of gaiety or high spirits : mirthful

  3. : marked by festivity or gaiety


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