Definition of merrymaking in English:

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merrymaking

Pronunciation: /ˈmɛrɪmeɪkɪŋ/

noun

[mass noun]
Fun; festivity: I’d had my fill of merrymaking and decided to stay put till my headache eased
More example sentences
  • Little did the complacent Bezirk know that West German accounts of the very same meetings spoke of laughter, merrymaking and private house parties.
  • While our brothers and sisters in Aceh were experiencing a great calamity, some of us were indulging in convivial merrymaking at luxury hotels on New Year's Eve.
  • It was supposed to contain not a jot of propaganda, to be all sheer art, merrymaking, and the euphoria of proud toil.

Derivatives

merrymaker

Pronunciation: /ˈmɛrɪˌmeɪkə/
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.

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