producing mirth; happy; festive.
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How to use merrymaking in a sentence
We dived into a lurid, crowded cavern that echoed with some dismal merrymaking of string and drum.Where the Pavement Ends | John Russell
Abby meant to enjoy them, and invited all her relatives to a time of general feasting and merrymaking.
In this incessant merrymaking the people soon forgot their astonishment at the sudden disappearance of the bride.Joan of the Sword Hand | S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
I thought I heard the sound of noisy merrymaking,—with music as if many were dancing.Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades | Florence Holbrook
The people themselves would probably prefer to have their merrymaking to themselves.Gray youth | Oliver Onions
British Dictionary definitions for merrymaking
fun, revelry, or festivity
- merrymaker, noun
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