Gaiety - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡeɪəti|  American pronunciation of the word gaiety
Brit.  |ˈɡeɪəti|  British pronunciation of the word gaiety

noun

- a gay feeling (syn: merriment)
- a festive merry feeling (syn: playfulness)

Examples

The party had none of the gaiety we've seen in past years.

Lars enjoyed the warmth and gaiety of these occasions.

In spite of her temperamental gaiety she had moments of intense melancholy.

a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner

there was a note of gaiety in her manner

Word forms

noun
singular: gaiety
plural: gaieties
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