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merrymaker

[mer-ee-mey-ker]
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noun
  1. a person who gaily or enthusiastically takes part in some festive or merry celebration; reveler.
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Origin of merrymaker

First recorded in 1820–30; merry + maker
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Examples from the Web for merrymaker

Historical Examples

  • He must have been a corpse even when I took him for a merrymaker.

    The Crimson Gardenia and Other Tales of Adventure

    Rex Beach

  • His mind was beginning to soar above the showman and merrymaker.

    Marse Henry (Vol. 1)

    Henry Watterson

  • Matteo seized the merrymaker, and was about to make short work with him, when his superior held his hand.