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Definition 1: quick and energetic - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where merry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a brisk walk in the park
  • a lively gait
  • a merry chase
  • traveling at a rattling rate
  • a snappy pace
  • a spanking breeze

Synonyms for merry in the sense of this definition

(merry is similar to ...) possessing or exerting or displaying energy

"an energetic fund raiser for the college" "an energetic group of hikers" "it caused an energetic chemical reaction"

Definition 2: offering fun and gaiety - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where merry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a festive (or festal) occasion
  • gay and exciting night life
  • a merry evening

Synonyms for merry in the sense of this definition

(merry is similar to ...) full of or characterized by joy

"felt a joyous abandon" "joyous laughter"

Definition 3: full of or showing high-spirited merriment - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where merry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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 for merry in the sense of this definition

(merry is similar to ...) full of or characterized by joy

"felt a joyous abandon" "joyous laughter"

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