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Synonyms of merry

Adjective


1. gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthful, joyous (vs. joyless)

usage: full of or showing high-spirited merriment; "when hearts were young and gay"; "a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth; "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"

2. gay, festal, festive, merry, joyous (vs. joyless)

usage: offering fun and gaiety; "a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening"

3. alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy, energetic (vs. lethargic)

usage: quick and energetic; "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze"

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