Definition of merry :
1. A kind of wild red cherry.
2. Causing laughter, mirth, gladness, or delight; as, merry jest.
3. Cheerful; joyous; not sad; happy.
4. Laughingly gay; overflowing with good humor and good spirits; jovial; inclined to laughter or play ; sportive.
braw, howling, natty, gladsome, blithesome, spiffy, dexterous, dapper, mirthful, bracing, alert, comical, wonderful, spruce, grand, enjoyable, wondrous, awake, felicitous, resilient, marvellous, terrific, comic, jovial, marvelous, sprightly, dashing, laughable, nippy, brave, prosperous, rejoiced, nipping, refreshful, tonic, successful, risible, blessed, snappish, alive, full of life, convivial, lucky, whipping, snappy, funny, rejoicing, fresh, rakish, watchful, spanking, festal, blithe, tremendous, crisp, bouncy, homophile, gala, fantastic, jocund, joyous, rapturous, frosty, rattling, springy, peppy, energetic, racy, zippy, cheering, live, boon, blissful, fortunate, delighted, vital, bouncing, brisk, raffish, smiling
amusing (part of speech: adjective)
entertaining, jocular, playful, charming, fun, stimulating, recreational, delightful, beguiling, light-hearted, rollicking, distracting, enthralling, amusing, diverting, refreshing, pleasing, relaxing, hilarious, frivolous
joyful (part of speech: adjective)
cheerful (part of speech: adjective)
cordial, lighthearted, glad, affable, complaisant, jaunty, buoyant, gay, congenial, happy, optimistic, friendly, pleased, lively, amiable, jolly, easygoing, joyful, agreeable, sunny, spirited, pleasant, warm, genial, cheerful, bright, cheery, sparkling
- Ah, that is a merry life, too, children, if it were not for those horrid men." - "Journeys Through Bookland V2", Charles H. Sylvester.
- He was killed in 1769 by an Indian who received for his trouble a barrel of liquor, with which he began to make merry. - "Comic History of the United States", Bill Nye.
- Let us make merry over it together. - "Flemish Legends", Charles de Coster.