Definition of merrymaking:
revelry, joviality, jollification, festival, revelry, revel, amusement, rejoicing, festiveness, whoopee, reveling, conviviality, gaiety, merriment, jollity, festivity, fun, merriment, entertainment, fun, celebration, laughter.
- "True and Other Stories", George Parsons Lathrop.
The town was well filled and the merrymaking vigorous, and inasmuch as winter is a time of rest, during which none but the most foolhardy trust themselves to the perils of the sea, it caused much comment when late on Christmas afternoon an ice- burdened canoe, bearing three strange white men, landed on the beach beside the dock- or were they white men, after all?- "The Silver Horde", Rex Beach.
- "Judith of the Cumberlands", Alice MacGowan.