HyperDic: merry

English > 3 senses of the word merry:
ADJECTIVEallmerry, gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, mirthfulfull of or showing high-spirited merriment
allmerry, gay, festal, festiveoffering fun and gaiety
allmerry, alert, brisk, lively, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippyquick and energetic
merry > pronunciation
Soundsmeh'riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > merry: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFull of or showing high-spirited merriment.
Examples
  • "have a merry Christmas"
  • "peals of merry laughter"
Synonymsgay, jocund, jolly, jovial, mirthful
BroaderjoyousFull of or characterized by joy
Spanishalegre, animado, divertido, feliz, jovial, risueño
Catalanalegre, animat, jocós, jocund, jovial, rialler
Nounsmerrinessthe trait of merry / merry joking
English > merry: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningoffering fun and gaiety.
Example "a merry evening"
Synonymsgay, festal, festive
BroaderjoyousFull of or characterized by joy
Spanishalegre, divertido, festivo, vívido
Catalanalegre, divertit, festiu
Nounsmerrinessthe trait of merry / merry joking
Adverbsmerrilyin a joyous manner
English > merry: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningQuick and energetic.
Example "a merry chase"
Synonymsalert, brisk, lively, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy
Broaderenergeticpossessing or exerting or displaying energy
Spanishenérgico, vigoroso, vivaz
Catalanenèrgic, vigorós, vivaç

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