from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Participation in festive activities.
- n. A festivity; a revelry.
- n. Festive activities.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. joyful festivities, especially as a celebration
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Making or producing mirth; convivial; jolly.
- n. The act of making merry; conviviality; merriment; jollity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of making merry; a convivial entertainment; a gay festival.
- Producing mirth or sport.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a boisterous celebration; a merry festivity
Sorry, no etymologies found.
In such a merrymaking was the community which surrounded the high school at Dexter engaged when the incident occurred which opened Fred's eyes to his own state.
The Herald said the day would be marked by "merrymaking" on the theme of "conquest and consolidation in the new era."
Needless to say, pictures of any readers sledging, frolicking, or indulging in any kind of merrymaking in the white stuff will be warmly received - again you can get me on twits
"merrymaking" goes, from what I saw the Pakistanis firmly believed in no sex before marriage, but as much extramartial sex as possible after marriage.
"merrymaking" There will be a list of people and it isn't just a couple it is usually several men and a number of women who I suspect are prostitutes.
They slept all through the day and into the next night, awakening to hear the sounds of more merrymaking—norn merrymaking, which sounded like a continual bar fight punctuated with ferocious laughter.
Students from Trinity College in Connecticut arrived today in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on a missionary trip to proselytize Arabic people and Muslim devotees to the ways of Irish-themed merrymaking.
This upload is our mightiest metaphor for the merrymaking of the measureless mediocrity that makes up the 21st century.
But as Irie was adamant in pointing out before he screened a clip of the event's earlier merrymaking, it was the kids who were "the real superstars" of the party.
Some Malaysians couldn't resist poking fun at the merrymaking.