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merrymaking

Syllabification: mer·ry·mak·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈmerēˌmākiNG
 
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Definition of merrymaking in English:

noun

The process of enjoying oneself with others, especially by dancing and drinking.
Example sentences
  • The wider feelings of distrust or dislike for the Irish harbored by some passengers on board were concentrated in the disapproval of their dancing and general merrymaking.
  • We do not smirk at the misery or the merrymaking of immoral culture.
  • Which is reason enough to celebrate, although it has taken awhile for the members of Radke's bargaining team to climb on board for the merrymaking.

Derivatives

merrymaker

1
Pronunciation: /-ˌmākər/
noun
Example sentences
  • Intrepid merrymakers from across Kerry recently jetted off to enjoy the holiday of a lifetime that seemed to combine the very best elements of festive fairytales, seasonal songs and Christmas movies.
  • There have been times, at social functions and over drinks, when the Professor has advanced this view, and Scott's post brings the memory of fellow merrymakers ' reactions into focus.
  • Yes, he would have been appalled by Costa's coppers and their sniffing dogs waylaying merrymakers in Taylor Square, but his outrage would not have stopped there.

Words that rhyme with merrymaking

moneymaking

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