Translation of merry in Spanish:

merry

Pronunciation: /ˈmeri/

adj (-rier, -riest)

  • 1.1 (joyful) alegre the more the merrier [set phrase] cuantos más, mejor merry Christmas! ¡feliz Navidad!, ¡felices Pascuas! to make merry [literario/literary] divertirse*
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    • Showing or characterized by exuberance or mirthful excitement; merry; cheerful; jolly.
    • The night was not lonely either, as quite a few regulars danced cheerfully to merry tunes in the moonlight.
    • Still, we carry on cheerfully, whistling a merry tune as we stir it all up with a wooden spoon.
    1.2 (unconcerned) to go one's merry way [iro] he went his own merry way se fue tan campante 1.3 (drunk) [colloquial/familiar] alegre, achispado
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    • His recollection is you had been to some sort of do in the afternoon or early evening, and you were quite merry.
    • Everyone was getting quite merry, and the glasses were being passed about.
    • They returned home at 10.45 pm "quite merry" and went to bed about half an hour later, he said.

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