Variant of merry
- full of fun and laughter; lively and cheerful
- conducive to fun and laughter; festive: the merry month of May
- Archaic pleasant or amusing
Origin: Middle English mery from Old English myrge, pleasing, agreeable, akin to Old High German murgi, short from Indo-European base an unverified form mreĝhu-, an unverified form mrĝhu-, short from source Glassical Greek brachys, Classical Latin brevis, short: basic sense “lasting a short time, seeming brief”
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