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Merriment is defined as fun, gaiety and enjoyable or festive activities and interactions.
General holiday cheer and holiday parties and festivities are all examples of merriment.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- a merrymaking; gaiety and fun; mirth; hilarity
- Obsolete something that amuses or entertains
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
High-spirited fun and enjoyment; hilarity.