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merry

adjective uk   us   /ˈmer.i/

merry adjective (HAPPY)

old-fashioned happy or showing enjoyment: the merry sound of laughter She's a merry little soul.

merry adjective (DRUNK)

UK polite word for slightly drunk: You got a bit merry last night, didn't you Cath?
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