English adjective: merry
|1.||merry full of or showing high-spirited merriment|
|Samples||When hearts were young and gay.|
A poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company.
The jolly crowd at the reunion.
Jolly old Saint Nick.
A jovial old gentleman.
Have a merry Christmas.
Peals of merry laughter.
A mirthful laugh.
|Synonyms||gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, mirthful|
|2.||merry offering fun and gaiety|
|Samples||A festive (or festal) occasion.|
Gay and exciting night life.
A merry evening.
|Synonyms||festal, festive, gay|
|3.||merry quick and energetic|
|Samples||A brisk walk in the park.|
A lively gait.
A merry chase.
Traveling at a rattling rate.
A snappy pace.
A spanking breeze.
|Synonyms||alert, brisk, lively, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy|