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Word of the week: feuchtfröhlich

Updated: Mar 29, 2020

By Katarina Ristic


Adjective: [mood] merry (because of drinking alcohol); [party] boozy

This jokey colloquialism literally translates as 'wet and happy' and is used to describe cheerful situations where alcohol is consumed.

Wir waren in feuchtfröhlicher Stimmung. = We were in a merry mood.

Das war ein feuchtfröhlicher Abend! = That was a boozy evening!

Wir haben feuchtfröhlich gefeiert. = We celebrated merrily.

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