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cheerful

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adjective cheer·ful \ˈchir-fəl\

Simple Definition of cheerful

  • : feeling or showing happiness

  • : feeling or showing that you are willing to do something without complaining

  • : causing good feelings or happiness

Full Definition of cheerful

  1. 1 a :  full of good spirits :  merry <a cheerful host> b :  ungrudging <cheerful obedience>

  2. 2 :  conducive to cheer :  likely to dispel gloom or worry <sunny cheerful room>

cheer·ful·ly play \-f(ə-)lē\ adverb
cheer·ful·ness play \-fəl-nəs\ noun

Examples of cheerful

  1. She has a cheerful outlook on life.

  2. He seems a little more cheerful today.



15th Century

First Known Use of cheerful

15th century

Rhymes with cheerful


CHEERFUL Defined for Kids

cheerful

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adjective cheer·ful \ˈchir-fəl\

Definition of cheerful

  1. 1 :  feeling or showing happiness

  2. 2 :  causing good feelings or happiness <cheerful news>

  3. 3 :  pleasantly bright <a sunny cheerful room>

cheer·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
cheer·ful·ness noun




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