[mer-i-muh nt] /ˈmɛr ɪ mənt/
cheerful or joyful gaiety; mirth; hilarity; laughter.
Obsolete. a cause of mirth; a jest, entertainment, etc.
gaiety, fun, or mirth
1570s, “comedic entertainment,” from merry + -ment. General sense of “mirth” is from 1580s.
[mer-it] /ˈmɛr ɪt/ noun 1. a town in E Florida.
[mer-ee] /ˈmɛr i/ 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, [mer-ee] /ˈmɛr i/ noun 1. a female given name. /ˈmɛrɪ/ adjective […]
[mer-ee-an-droo] /ˌmɛr iˈæn dru/ noun 1. a clown; buffoon. noun 1. a joker, clown, or buffoon n. “a buffoon; a zany; a jack-pudding” [Johnson], originally “mountebank’s assistant,” 1670s, from merry + masc. proper name Andrew, but there is no certain identification with an individual.
[mer-ee-belz] /ˈmɛr iˌbɛlz/ noun, plural merry-bells. 1. .