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cheery

adjective \ˈchir-ē\

: having or causing happy feelings

cheer·i·ercheer·i·est

Full Definition of CHEERY

1
:  marked by cheerfulness or good spirits
2
:  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
CHEERINESS Defined for Kids

cheery

adjective \ˈchir-ē\
cheer·i·ercheer·i·est

Definition of CHEERY for Kids

:  merry and bright in manner or effect :  cheerful <a cheery voice> <a cheery welcome>
cheer·i·ly \-ə-lē\ adverb <spoke cheerily>
cheer·i·ness \-ē-nəs\ noun

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