merrymaking
noun Date: 1618 1. gay or festive activity ; conviviality 2. a convivial occasion ; festivity

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • merrymaking — [mer′ēmāk΄iŋ] n. 1. a making merry, laughing, and having fun; conviviality; festivity 2. a joyous festival or entertainment adj. taking part in merrymaking merrymaker n …   English World dictionary

  • Merrymaking — Mer ry*mak ing, a. Making or producing mirth; convivial; jolly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Merrymaking — Mer ry*mak ing, n. The act of making merry; conviviality; merriment; jollity. Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • merrymaking — also merry making, 1714; see MERRY (Cf. merry) + MAKE (Cf. make) (v.). Related: Merry maker (1827) …   Etymology dictionary

  • merrymaking — ► NOUN ▪ fun; festivity …   English terms dictionary

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  • merrymaking — merriment / merrymaking [n] enjoyment, amusement brawl, buffoonery, cheerfulness, conviviality, festivity, frolic, fun, fun and games*, gaiety, glee, happiness, hilarity, hoopla*, indulgence, jocularity, jocundity, jollity, joviality, joy, laughs …   New thesaurus

  • merrymaking — /mer ee may king/, n. 1. the act of taking part gaily or enthusiastically in some festive or merry celebration. 2. a merry festivity; revel. adj. 3. producing mirth; happy; festive. [1705 15; MERRY + MAKING] * * * …   Universalium

  • merrymaking — noun joyful festivities, especially as a celebration …   Wiktionary

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