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Word of the Day 12/24/17 Merry

Merry (adjective, idioms)
merry [mer-ee]
(previously 12-24-13)

adjective, merrier, merriest.
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. Archaic. causing happiness; pleasant; delightful.

Idioms
4. make merry,
a. to be happy or festive: The New Year's revelers were making merry in the ballroom.
b. to make fun of; ridicule: The unthinking children made merry of the boy who had no shoes.

Synonyms
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1. happy, blithe, blithesome, frolicsome, cheery, glad.
2. jolly, jovial, gleeful.

Antonyms
1. sad.
2. solemn.

Origin: before 900; Middle English meri(e), myrie, murie, Old English myr(i)ge, mer(i)ge pleasant, delightful

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