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[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).


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