Definition of merriness:
- cheerfulness (part of speech: noun)
In places I could clearly see how they had chased and pursued each other, running, and there was a merriness about their spoors, a suggestion of swiftness which made me look up and about to see whether they were not wheeling their restless curves and circles overhead.- "Over Prairie Trails", Frederick Philip Grove.
- "The Bertrams", Anthony Trollope.
- "Paul Verlaine", Stefan Zweig.