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make merry

Definition of make merry in English:

Enjoy oneself with others by dancing and drinking: back at the hotel, he’s urging on his supporters to make merry
More example sentences
  • He enjoys life to the extreme; he drinks and makes merry with his wide circle of friends.
  • While as a Christian, I am supposed to mourn his death and get myself to church, instead I was at a reunion party indulging in food, drinks and basically making merry.
  • After a day of eating, drinking and making merry, round off with some words of wisdom from our favourite family.
Synonyms
have fun, have a good time, enjoy oneself, have a party, party, celebrate, carouse, feast, {eat, drink, and be merry}, revel, roister, rejoice, go on a spree
dated spree
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