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To joke, play, or be happy; to have a fun, enjoyable time. The best part of our wedding, apart from the actual ceremony of course, was seeing so many of our various friends and family making merry all through the night with each other.
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to have fun; to have an enjoyable time. The guests certainly made merry at the wedding. The children were making merry in the backyard.
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make ˈmerry(old-fashioned) enjoy yourself by singing, laughing, drinking, etc: There was a group of rugby players making merry in the bar last night until gone 2 o’clock. ▶ ˈmerrymaking noun: There was a lot of merrymaking in this town when Leeds won the cup final.
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