Meaning of “the more the merrier” in the English Dictionary

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"the more the merrier" in British English

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the more the merrier

used to say an occasion will be more enjoyable if a lot of people are there:

"Do you mind if I bring a couple of friends to your party?" "Not at all - the more the merrier!"

(Definition of “the more the merrier” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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