merry

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmɛri/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmɛri/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(merē)


Inflections of 'merry' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
merrier
adj comparative
merriest
adj superlative
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merry

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. Merry Christmas!
  2. [we, would like to] wish you a Merry Christmas!
  3. a very merry Christmas
  4. a merry [occasion, atmosphere, vibe]
  5. a merry [child, family, couple, sailor, soul]
  6. a merry [throng, gang, crowd] (of)
  7. a merry [throng] of [men, fans, students]
  8. a merry [tune, song]
  9. [whistled, hummed] a merry [tune]
  10. in a merry [mood, frame of mind]
  11. in the merry month of [May, June]
  12. UK: [was, felt, got] a bit merry
  13. UK: felt merry after two [beers, cocktails, glasses of wine]
  14. UK: was merry on [beer, punch, excitement, fumes]
  15. the more the merrier!
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