Definitions

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  • n. One who makes merry; a reveler or celebrant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who makes merriment or indulges in conviviality; a jovial comrade.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a celebrant who shares in a noisy party

Etymologies

merry + maker (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He carried on, majesty, Merlin, merrymaker with the ball.

    The Birth of Girma Dali

  • He had proved himself to be the ultimate merrymaker, and everyone could count on wild times whenever he was around.

    The Typewriter Is Holy

  • References: 48 = reference to the last story; Madriliène = inhabitant of Madrid; les pieds (mpl) = feet; Madrileño = (Spanish for "native of Madrid"); un fêtard (une fêtarde) = merrymaker, roisterer (party animal); long pillow/bolster = un traversin

    French Word-A-Day:

  • References: le champ (m) = field; tout simplement = quite simply; le raisin (m) = grape; fétard (e) = merrymaker, partyer; soûlard (e) = drunkard

    French Word-A-Day:

  • References: le champ (m) = field; tout simplement = quite simply; le raisin (m) = grape; fétard(e) = merrymaker, partyer; soûlard(e) = drunkard

    French Word-A-Day:

  • References: 48 = reference to the last story; Madriliène = inhabitant of Madrid; les pieds (mpl) = feet; Madrileño = (Spanish for "native of Madrid"); un fêtard (une fêtarde) = merrymaker, roisterer (party animal); long pillow / bolster = un traversin

    bruyant - French Word-A-Day

  • DDDDDDD Turns out that some merrymaker has earlier put a hundred grams of hashish in the Hollandaise.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • Harrison showed an unexpected sympathy with the futile, tragic little merrymaker.

    Short Stories of Various Types

  • Occasionally somebody rode up, or came tramping down the trail or through the woods -- a belated merrymaker hurrying in to ask who had arrived and who was expected.

    Judith of the Cumberlands

  • The fact is that the Czech is by nature gay and cheerful and an expert merrymaker, as who would not be in a country like

    From a Terrace in Prague

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