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
Examples of cheerful
She has a cheerful outlook on life.
He seems a little more cheerful today.
First Known Use of cheerful
CHEERFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of cheerful
1 : feeling or showing happiness
2 : causing good feelings or happiness <cheerful news>
3 : pleasantly bright <a sunny cheerful room>
Seen and Heard
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