noun, plural gai·e·ties.
Origin of gaiety
Examples from the Web for gaiety
"Bulgari is for me the symbol of passion and of this vivid and colorful Roman gaiety," Bruni-Sarkozy said.Pope Francis Inspires Italian Fashion Industry; Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Models For Bulgari|The Fashion Beast Team|July 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They have all the same cheerful faces, expressive of courage and gaiety.War|Pierre Loti
He looked round with a sad countenance on those he had lately seen so full of life and gaiety.Manco, the Peruvian Chief|W.H.G. Kingston
Bright light was streaming through the open windows of Rhodopis' house, and sounds of mirth and gaiety fell on the ear.An Egyptian Princess, Complete|Georg Ebers
noun plural -ties
1630s, from French gaieté, from gai "gay" (see gay). In the 1890s, especially with reference to a London theater of that name, and the kind of musical shows and dancing girls found there.