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Webster 1913 Edition


Gaysome

Gay′some

,
Adj.
Full of gayety.
Mir. for Mag.

Webster 1828 Edition


Gaysome

GA'YSOME

,
Adj.
Full of gayety. [Little used.]

Definition 2021


gaysome

gaysome

English

Adjective

gaysome (comparative more gaysome, superlative most gaysome)

  1. (archaic) Full of gaiety; cheerful; gladsome.
    • 1900, Rixford Joseph Lincoln, Poems and Short Stories:
      The very emperor his throne did grace to-day, Why, never was a crowd in such a gaysome mood.
    • 2015, Sandra Dallas, A Quilt for Christmas:
      “I never cared about the Union. Nor the South, neither, if you want to know the truth of it. I just wanted to get off the farm, and I had me a gaysome time of it. [...]”
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