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Meaning of GAIETY

Pronunciation:  'geyitee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a festive merry feeling
  2. [n]  a gay feeling

GAIETY is a 6 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: merriment, playfulness
 See Also: glee, gleefulness, happiness, hilarity, jocularity, jocundity, jollity, joviality, levity, mirth, mirthfulness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Gai"e*ty\, n.
Same as {Gayety}.

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