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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mer·ry /ˈmɛri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mer·ry a. [Compar. Merrier superl. Merriest.]
 1. Laughingly gay; overflowing with good humor and good spirits; jovial; inclined to laughter or play; sportive.
    They drank, and were merry with him.   --Gen. xliii. 34.
    I am never merry when I hear sweet music.   --Shak.
 2. Cheerful; joyous; not sad; happy.
    Is any merry? let him sing psalms.   --Jas. v. 13.
 3. Causing laughter, mirth, gladness, or delight; as, a merry jest. Merry wind and weather.”
 Merry dancers. See under Dancer.
 Merry men, followers; retainers. [Obs.]
 His merie men commanded he
 To make him bothe game and glee.   --Chaucer.
 -- To make merry, to be jovial; to indulge in hilarity; to feast with mirth. --Judg. ix. 27.
 Syn: -- Cheerful; blithe; lively; sprightly; vivacious; gleeful; joyous; mirthful; jocund; sportive; hilarious.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mer·ry n. Bot. A kind of wild red cherry.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: full of or showing high-spirited merriment; "when hearts
             were young and gay"; "a poet could not but be gay, in
             such a jocund company"- Wordsworth; "the jolly crowd
             at the reunion"; "jolly old Saint Nick"; "a jovial old
             gentleman"; "have a merry Christmas"; "peals of merry
             laughter"; "a mirthful laugh" [syn: gay, jocund, jolly,
              jovial, mirthful]
      2: offering fun and gaiety; "a gala ball after the
         inauguration"; "a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and
         exciting night life"; "a merry evening" [syn: gala(a), gay,
          festal, festive]
      3: quick and energetic; "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively
         gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a
         snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze" [syn: brisk, lively,
          rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy]
      [also: merriest, merrier]