[mer-ee-mey-king] /ˈmɛr iˌmeɪ kɪŋ/
the act of taking part gaily or enthusiastically in some festive or celebration.
a festivity; revel.
producing mirth; happy; festive.
fun, revelry, or festivity
also merry-making, 1714; see merry + make (v.). Related: Merry-maker (1827).
- Merry men
plural noun 1. (facetious) a person’s assistants or followers
noun, American History. 1. a settlement in Mt. Wollaston (Quincy), Mass., c1625–28, noted for its rejection of Puritan standards of behavior.
[mer-ee] /ˈmɛr i/ noun 1. a female given name. /ˈmɛrɪ/ adjective -rier, -riest 1. cheerful; jolly 2. very funny; hilarious 3. (Brit, informal) slightly drunk 4. (archaic) delightful 5. make merry, to revel; be festive 6. (informal) play merry hell with, to disturb greatly; disrupt adj. Old English myrge “pleasing, agreeable, pleasant, sweet; pleasantly, melodiously,” […]
[mer-ee-thawt] /ˈmɛr iˌθɔt/ noun, Chiefly British. 1. the wishbone or furcula of a fowl. /ˈmɛrɪˌθɔːt/ noun 1. (Brit) a less common word for wishbone n. “wishbone,” c.1600, from merry (adj.) + thought. Also cf. wishbone.