Definition of Merrymaking

1. Noun. A boisterous celebration; a merry festivity.

Exact synonyms: Conviviality, Jollification
Generic synonyms: Celebration, Festivity
Specialized synonyms: High Jinks, High Jinx, Hijinks, Jinks, Revel, Revelry
Derivative terms: Jollify, Make Merry



Definition of Merrymaking

1. a. Making or producing mirth; convivial; jolly.

2. n. The act of making merry; conviviality; merriment; jollity.

Definition of Merrymaking

1. Noun. joyful festivities, especially as a celebration ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Merrymaking

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Merrymaking

merry-andrew
merry-go-rounds
merry-go-sorry
merry-making
merry andrew
merry bells
merry cocker
merry cockers
merry dance
merry dances
merryandrew
merrymake
merrymaker
merrymakers
merrymaking (current term)
merrymakings
merryman
merrymeeting
merrymeetings
merrymen
merrythought
merrythoughts
mersalyl
mersalyls
merse
merses
mersh
mersion
mersions

Literary usage of Merrymaking

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1. The Friendly Town: A Little Book for the Urbane by Edward Verrall Lucas (1906)
"Christmas merrymaking o *o -o* '"THE fire with well-dried logs supplied -*- Went roaring up the chimney wide ; The huge hall-table's oaken face, ..."

2. Social games and group dances: a collection of games and dances suitable for by James Claude Elsom, Blanche Mathilde Trilling (1919)
"... an occupation dance and represents the planting of the grape-vine, the picking of the grapes and finally the merrymaking at the end of the day's work. ..."

3. Old highways in China by Isabelle Williamson (1884)
"... Ma Chow—A great wholesale fair—Sign-boards and advertisements—A miserable inn—The merrymaking of the fair—Canals and junks. FOR two days we travelled ..."

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