Meaning of merry

mer•ry

Pronunciation: (mer'ē), [key]
— mer•ri•er, mer•ri•est.
  1. full of cheerfulness or gaiety; joyous in disposition or spirit: a merry little man.
  2. laughingly happy; mirthful; festively joyous; hilarious: a merry time at the party.
  3. causing happiness; pleasant; delightful.
  4. The New Year's revelers were making merry in the ballroom.
    1. to be happy or festive:The New Year's revelers were making merry in the ballroom.
    2. to make fun of; ridicule:The unthinking children made merry of the boy who had no shoes.

Mer•ry

Pronunciation: (mer'ē), [key]
— n.
  1. a female given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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