merry making

merrymaking

[mer-ee-mey-king]
noun
1.
the act of taking part gaily or enthusiastically in some festive or merry celebration.
2.
a merry festivity; revel.
adjective
3.
producing mirth; happy; festive.

Origin:
1705–15; merry + making

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merrymaking (ˈmɛrɪˌmeɪkɪŋ)
 
n
fun, revelry, or festivity
 
'merrymaker
 
n

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merrymaking
also merry-making, 1714; see merry.
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