Translation of merry in Spanish:


alegre, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˈmɛri//ˈmɛri/


  • 1

    the more the merrier cuantos más, mejor
    • merry Christmas! ¡felices Pascuas!
    • to make merry (have fun) divertirse
    • Lillie gives a merry laugh, and slaps him lightly.
    • The night was not lonely either, as quite a few regulars danced cheerfully to merry tunes in the moonlight.
    • Jahson clapped his hands with glee and danced a merry jig while Pablo grinned wolfishly.
    • These ‘sandboys’ were paid partly in ale, and were usually half-cut or merry: hence ‘happy’.
    • And I laughed and guffawed at the irony of it, and even Verge did let forth a merry mirth-filled giggle.
    • A local band played on a raised pedestal and people of all species were dancing together in time with the lively beat in a merry atmosphere.
    • Within seconds, the three of us are chugging away at the front of the balcony, clinking glasses and bottles with the merry throng around us.
    • Showing or characterized by exuberance or mirthful excitement; merry; cheerful; jolly.
    • Will motioned to him from a corner table where he was playing cards with a short gnome; Alexander began wading through the throng of merry patrons to reach him.
    • Her pleasant smile, the glint in the eye and genuine sense of fun and devilment made her very popular and you were always assured of a good laugh and a merry time when she was around the place.
    • The eldest of the Ellertson girls were slightly younger than Clara, and were as merry and cheerful as their brother.
    • The girls were all merry and cheerful, walking through the regiments to spread encouragement and cheer to the men gathered there.
    • She pointed out that sensible young men noticed what a few years of married life could do to the once happy, merry girl he knew.
    • Dad had spotted me and my cheese snacks, and waved me over with a disgustingly merry grin on his face.
    • This link has phrases saying merry Christmas and happy new year in many, many, many languages (including Maori, Welsh and Cree).
    • Just then a man stepped up ten yards away from them, his expression was merry and bright, on his face blood was trickling, he had on a fancy red coat, decorated from head to toe.
    • Still, we carry on cheerfully, whistling a merry tune as we stir it all up with a wooden spoon.
    • And off we strolled, whistling merry Christmas tunes, and with only the very slightest of hops, skips and jumps in our step.
    • So, have fun eating, drinking and being merry whether it's by a roaring fire or a slightly less picturesque roaring radiator.
    • Her soprano lullabies and fun character allowed the audience to laugh and be merry.
    • His poetry had a chaste reserve that reflected his Englishness, but off the page he was a merry wit who laughed loudly, told raunchy jokes and felt more at home in a leather bar than a stuffy literary function.
    • As usual making fun of myself so everyone can laugh and be merry.
    • Everyone was getting quite merry, and the glasses were being passed about.
    • His recollection is you had been to some sort of do in the afternoon or early evening, and you were quite merry.
    • For example, here's a very merry guy who might just have a slight problem with alcohol.
    • Sitting on a bench with, as I soon discover, two slightly merry female postgraduate students who are, like me, waiting for a train on the Rayners Lane branch.
    • "Terry was quite merry. He wasn't staggering but he was in quite a good mood," she said.
    • In the event, the meal was fine and, by the end, I was feeling slightly merry, and my companions were at last sobering up.
    • Even though I may have been slightly merry I still could not escape the feeling of how weird all this was.
    • Basically, after having no alcoholic drink supplies for the previous week, it was no wonder we were all quite merry on that occasion.
    • They returned home at 10.45 pm "quite merry" and went to bed about half an hour later, he said.
    • More than half of them were merry with alcohol at that point, and a lot drunker than people thought I was.
  • 2

    to go one's merry way
    • he went his own merry way se fue tan campante
  • 3informal