Synonyms of merry in English:

merry


See US English definition of merry

See UK English definition of merry

See Spanish definition of alegre

adjective

1‘the narrow streets were dense with merry throngs of students’

SYNONYMS
cheerful, cheery, in good spirits, high-spirited, blithe, bright, sunny, light-hearted, buoyant, bubbly, lively, carefree, without a care in the world, joyful, joyous, rejoicing, jolly, jocund, convivial, festive, mirthful, gleeful, happy, glad, laughing
informal chirpy
dated gay
archaic frolicsome, sportive, blithesome
ANTONYMS

miserable, sad, gloomy

2‘after three beers he began to feel quite merry’

SYNONYMS
tipsy, mellow, slightly drunk
British informal tiddly, squiffy

Phrases

    make merry


    SYNONYMS
    have fun, have a good time, enjoy oneself, have a party, party, celebrate, carouse, feast, eat, drink, and be merry, revel, roister, rejoice, go on a spree
    informal have a ball, make whoopee
    dated spree