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Meaning of MERRIMENT

Pronunciation:  'merimunt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  activities that are enjoyable or amusing; "I do it for the fun of it"; "he is fun to have around"
  2. [n]  a gay feeling

MERRIMENT is a 9 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: fun, gaiety, playfulness
 See Also: diversion, glee, gleefulness, happiness, hilarity, jocularity, jocundity, jollity, joviality, mirth, mirthfulness, recreation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mer"ri*ment\, n.
Gayety, with laughter; mirth; frolic. ``Follies and light
merriment.'' --Spenser.

      Methought it was the sound Of riot and ill-managed
      merriment.                               --Milton.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: amusement, blithesomeness, buoyancy, celebration, cheer, cheerfulness, conviviality, elation, enjoyment, exhilaration, exuberance, exultation, felicity, festivity, flippancy, frivolity, fun, gaiety, glee, gleefulness, good cheer, good spirits, happiness, heartiness, high glee, high spirits, hilariousness, hilarity, holiday-making, hoopla, jocularity, jocundity, jollification, jolliness, jollity, joviality, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, jubilance, jubilation, jubilee, larking, laughter, levity, mafficking, merriness, merrymaking, mirth, mirthfulness, playfulness, prankishness, pranksomeness, racketing, raucous happiness, rejoicing, revel, reveling, revelment, revelry, revels, roguishness, show of joy, skylarking, sportiveness, trickery, trickiness, triumph, waggery, waggishness, whoopee