Mirth Definition

mûrth
noun
Joyfulness, gaiety, or merriment, esp. when characterized by laughter.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Mirth

Noun

Singular:
mirth
Plural:
mirths

Origin of Mirth

  • Middle English from Old English myrgth mregh-u- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English myrġþ, approximately equivalent to merry +"Ž -th.

    From Wiktionary

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