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English definition of “merry”

merry

adjective
 
 
/ˈmeri/
showing enjoyment and happiness: a merry laugh Merry Christmas!Feeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in somethingHumour and humorous
merrily adverb
(Definition of merry from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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