Textual thesaurus for "merry"

(adj) rattling, alert, spanking, snappy, zippy, brisk, lively

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

(adj) festal, festive, gay

offering fun and gaiety

a festive (or festal) occasion; gay and exciting night life; a merry evening

(adj) gay, jolly, jovial, jocund, mirthful

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