merrymaking merrymaking

Definition(s):

  • (n) a boisterous celebration; a merry festivity

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Usage(s):

  1. In place of the merrymaking, Jerusalem is celebrating the kind of Hanukkah that Judah Maccabee would find to his liking.
  2. The next day headaches demanded more stimulant, and the seals were again removed to provide for Mustapha's merrymaking.
  3. But two weeks of storms washed away this year's pre-Lenten samba parade and general merrymaking.

News

  • The Week[end]: July 12-14, 2013

    Summer in Madison reaches its zenith this weekend with outdoor merrymaking at La Fête de Marquette, Opera in the Park, Art Fair on the Square, and Art Fair off the Square. The calendar also includes...
    on July 12, 2013     Source: Isthmus

Quotes

  1. "Night-time alcoholic merrymaking in public is often the cause of vulgar behaviour, fights and other violent crime," Heribert Rech, the state's interior minister, said in Stuttgart.
    on Feb 19, 2010 By: Heribert Rech Source: AFP

  2. "Drinking is part of merrymaking, but drinking and driving don't mix. Alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes kill someone almost every hour and non-fatally injured someone every five minutes," Fernando added.
    on Dec 6, 2007 By: Bayani Fernando Source: Sun.Star

  3. "I've been involved with Cheerios Spoonfuls of Stories in the past, and I'm thrilled to have my characters on a specially illustrated box," said Lithgow. "But even more than the merrymaking and revelry with Marsupial Sue, Micawber, and...
    on Mar 26, 2008 By: John Lithgow Source: StreetInsider.com (subscription)

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