make+merry

  • 21merry — [mer′ē] adj. merrier, merriest [ME mery < OE myrge, pleasing, agreeable, akin to OHG murgi, short < IE base * mreĝhu , *mrĝhu , short > Gr brachys, L brevis, short: basic sense “lasting a short time, seeming brief”] 1. full of fun and… …

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  • 22make love to — 1. To have sexual intercourse with 2. To make romantic or sexual overtures or advances to, to woo (old) • • • Main Entry: ↑love make good, make light of, make little of, make love to, make merry see under ↑ …

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  • 23make little of — 1. To treat as of little consequence, to belittle 2. To comprehend only slightly • • • Main Entry: ↑little make good, make light of, make little of, make love to, make merry see under ↑good …

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  • 24merry — mer|ry [ˈmeri] adj [: Old English; Origin: myrge, merge] 1.) Merry Christmas! used to say that you hope someone will have a happy time at Christmas = Happy Christmas 2.) literary happy = ↑cheerful, jolly ↑jolly ▪ He marched off, whistling a merry …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 25merry — [[t]me̱ri[/t]] merrier, merriest 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe someone s character or behaviour as merry, you mean that they are happy and cheerful. [OLD FASHIONED] He was much loved for his merry nature... From the house come the bursts of merry …

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  • 26merry — merrily, adv. merriness, n. /mer ee/, adj., merrier, merriest. 1. full of cheerfulness or gaiety; joyous in disposition or spirit: a merry little man. 2. laughingly happy; mirthful; festively joyous; hilarious: a merry time at the party. 3.… …

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  • 27make — v. & n. v. (past and past part. made) 1 tr. construct; create; form from parts or other substances (made a table; made it out of cardboard; made him a sweater). 2 tr. (foll. by to + infin.) cause or compel (a person etc.) to do something (make… …

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  • 28merry — adj. (merrier, merriest) 1 a joyous. b full of laughter or gaiety. 2 Brit. colloq. slightly drunk. Phrases and idioms: make merry 1 be festive; enjoy oneself. 2 (foll. by over) make fun of. merry andrew a mountebank s assistant; a clown or… …

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  • 29make happy — verb celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities (Freq. 1) The members of the wedding party made merry all night Let s whoop it up the boss is gone! • Syn: ↑revel, ↑racket, ↑make whoopie, ↑make merry, ↑ …

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  • 30make whoopie — verb celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities The members of the wedding party made merry all night Let s whoop it up the boss is gone! • Syn: ↑revel, ↑racket, ↑make merry, ↑make happy, ↑whoop it up, ↑ …

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  • 31make —   Hana;    ♦ make known, hō ike, ho olaha;    ♦ make fast, ho opa a, ho omau, hele, hekau;    ♦ make up, invent, hakuwale;    ♦ make off with, lawe, mio;    ♦ make faces, haikaika;    ♦ make sturdy, ho oikaika, ho opa a, hāluapou;    ♦ make ready …

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  • 32merry — adj 1. cheerful, cheery, full of cheer, gay, sunny, in good or high spirits; blithe, blithesome, light hearted, lightsome, buoyant, optimistic, positive, Inf. upbeat, beamish; debonair, free and easy, carefree, easygoing, breezy, airy, happy go… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 33merry-make — merrˈy make noun (archaic) A merrymaking intransitive verb To make merry • • • Main Entry: ↑merry …

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  • 34merry — mer|ry [ meri ] adjective 1. ) BRITISH INFORMAL slightly drunk 2. ) OLD FASHIONED happy and lively: a merry laugh a ) making you feel happy and lively: the merry month of May go on your merry way to continue doing something without thinking about …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 35merry — adjective 1 Merry Christmas! used to say that you hope someone will have a happy time at christmas 2 cheerful and happy: He marched off, whistling a merry tune. 3 the more the merrier spoken used to tell someone that you will be happy if they… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 36make fun of — Synonyms and related words: be merry with, crack a joke, crack wise, deride, fleer at, fun, gibe at, grin at, hold in derision, jape, jest, joke, josh, kid, kid around, laugh at, laugh to scorn, make a funny, make fun, make game of, make merry… …

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  • 37make — make1 makable, adj. /mayk/, v., made, making, n. v.t. 1. to bring into existence by shaping or changing material, combining parts, etc.: to make a dress; to make a channel; to make a work of art. 2. to produce; cause to exist or happen; bring… …

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  • 38make — v 1. fabricate, manufacture, produce, mint; construct, build, assemble, set up; erect, elevate, raise, rear, put up; mold, form, fashion, model, shape, frame; create, invent, originate, devise, contrive, compose, write, put together; cast, block …

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  • 39make — [c]/meɪk / (say mayk) verb (made, making) –verb (t) 1. to bring into existence by shaping material, combining parts, etc.: to make a dress. 2. to produce by any action or causative agency: to make trouble. 3. to cause to be or become; render: to… …

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  • 40make — I. verb (made; making) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English macian; akin to Old High German mahhōn to prepare, make, Greek magēnai to be kneaded, Old Church Slavic mazati to anoint, smear Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. a.… …

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