2)To have unruly hair that makes you want to chop it off.
3) A girl with a very strict mother whom she accidentally turned to a bear
Person 2: Yeah, it's very Merida-ish. Did you hear she turned her mom into a bear!?
Person 1: Oh yeah! Her mom was really strict though.
Friend: there was a merida let out last night in the glen
Basically to be a Merida is to be an amazing feminist BAMF.
King Fergus: Pretend I'm Merida, speak to me.
King Fergus: shrilly voice I don't want to get married, I want to stay single and let my hair flow in the wind as I ride through the glen firing arrows into the sunset.
Princess Merida: I am Merida, and I'll be shooting for my own hand.