merry Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"merry" in British English

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merryadjective

uk   us   /ˈmer.i/

merry adjective (HAPPY)

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

merry adjective (DRUNK)

UK polite word forslightlydrunk: You got a ​bit merry last ​night, didn't you Cath?
(Definition of merry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"merry" in American English

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merryadjective

 us   /ˈmer·i/
happy or ​showingenjoymentMerry Christmas You say Merry ​Christmas to ​wishpeople a ​happytime at ​Christmas.
(Definition of merry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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