What does the word mirth mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Merriment; jollity; fun.

Usage examples for mirth

  1. He liked mirth to sound like mirth. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  2. At Tommy's door there were no loud sounds of mirth, and, opening it quietly, Dorothy entered, the man behind. – Dorothy Dale in the City by Margaret Penrose
  3. An angel, forming the appearance of a hand, and writing the king's condemnation on the wall, checked their mirth, and filled them with terror. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown