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merry

This page is about the euphemism merry

Meaning

drunk

For example

  • After her tenth glass of wine, Margaret was quite merry.

  • We were all pretty merry by the end of the night. I could barely walk!

Quick Quiz

"Merry" means slightly drunk, but it's also a euphemism for

a. being very happy

b. being very drunk

c. not being drunk

Contributor: Matt Errey