adjective \ˈchir-ē\

: having or causing happy feelings


Full Definition of CHEERY

:  marked by cheerfulness or good spirits
:  causing or suggesting cheerfulness <cheery music>
cheer·i·ly \ˈchir-ə-lē\ adverb
cheer·i·ness \ˈchir-ē-nəs\ noun

Examples of CHEERY

  1. <a cheery grin on the host of the holiday party>
  2. <a cheery, unexpected compliment can really make another person's day>

First Known Use of CHEERY

15th century


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