1. [ adjective ] full of or showing high-spirited merriment
Synonyms: merry gay jovial jolly jocund

"when hearts were young and gay" "the jolly crowd at the reunion" "jolly old Saint Nick" "a jovial old gentleman" "have a merry Christmas" "peals of merry laughter" "a mirthful laugh"

Related terms: joyous
2. [ adjective ] arousing or provoking laughter
Synonyms: funny comic laughable comical risible amusing

"an amusing film" "an amusing fellow" "a comic hat" "a comical look of surprise" "funny stories that made everybody laugh" "a very funny writer" "a mirthful experience" "risible courtroom antics"

Related terms: humorous
Similar spelling:   mirthfully