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gaiety

Pronunciation: /ˈgeɪəti/

Translation of gaiety in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (cheerfulness) alegría (feminine), regocijo (masculine) 1.2 (of dress) colorido (masculine), vistosidad (feminine); (of colors) lo alegre
    Example sentences
    • But he would much rather be on the boat, facing aliens, monsters, and just plain bad guys, than facing the cheerfulness and gaiety of another Christmas season.
    • If red roses are arranged with yellow roses or blossoms contain both red and yellow coloration, they express gaiety, joviality and happiness.
    • His exuberance, gaiety and intelligence made him many friends and his irrepressible high spirits and disregard for authority sometimes strained the patience of his tolerant and long suffering housemaster.

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