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Adjective: merry (merrier,merriest)  me-ree
  1. Full of or showing high-spirited merriment
    "have a merry Christmas"; "peals of merry laughter";
    - gay, jocund [formal], jolly, jovial, mirthful
     
  2. Offering fun and gaiety
    "a merry evening";
    - gay, festal, festive
     
  3. Quick and energetic
    "a merry chase";
    - alert, brisk, lively, rattling, snappy [informal], spanking [informal], zippy [informal]
     
  4. [informal] Slightly intoxicated
    - tiddly [Brit, informal], tipsy, squiffed [informal], squiffy [informal]

Derived forms: merriest, merrier

See also: drunk, energetic, gone, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, joyous, ripped [informal], skunked [informal]

Encyclopedia: Merry, Merry Christmas