merriment merriment

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a gay feeling
  2. (n) activities that are enjoyable or amusing

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Her store becomes a little cafe, with hunchback Cousin Lymon hopping about spreading merriment with his malicious tongue, while Miss Amelia smiles happily.
  2. When the ancient Assyrians felt the painful aftereffects of excess merriment, they consumed a mixture of ground birds' beaks and myrrh.
  3. When the ancient Assyrians felt the painful aftereffects of excess merriment, they consumed a mixture of ground birds' beaks and myrrh.

News

  1. Around Town: flotilla of fools

    For the third year in a row, a festive boat parade celebrating the Yahara River made its way through the water Sunday morning with fanciful boats, costumes, music and general merriment.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Wisconsin State Journal

  2. Reggie Straight credits early detection in beating cancer twice

    Reggie Straight loves to laugh. Her eyes are always crinkled up in merriment. It’s part of who she is — upbeat, positive, cheerful.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Times West Virginian

  3. Race horse subject of murder-mystery

    The Pullman Plaza Hotel in Huntington will host a Belmont Stakes interactive murder mystery theatre party beginning at 5:45 p.m. Saturday. The entertainment will be provided by Murder and Merriment. The mystery centers around the famed race horse, Big Blac...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Charleston Daily Mail

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Quotes

  1. "People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices", wrote Adam Smith in his famous "Inquiry into the Nature and...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Adam Smith Source: Commodities Now Online

  2. "Finding the Well was like discovering a cozy little world that had been flourishing without me, hidden within the walls of my house; an entire cast of characters welcomed me to the troupe with great merriment as soon as I found the secret...
    on Apr 28, 2010 By: Howard Rheingold Source: Wall Street Journal (blog)

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