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noun \ˈglē\

: a strong feeling of happiness : great pleasure or satisfaction

Full Definition of GLEE

:  exultant high-spirited joy :  merriment
:  a part-song for usually male voices

Examples of GLEE

  1. They were dancing with glee.
  2. He could hardly contain his glee over his victory.

Origin of GLEE

Middle English, from Old English glēo entertainment, music; akin to Old Norse glȳ joy, and perhaps to Greek chleuē joke
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Music Terms

cacophony, chorister, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue

Rhymes with GLEE

b, be, bee, c, cay, cee, Cree, d, dee, Dee, dree, e, fee, flea, flee, free, g, gee, ghee, gree, he, key, Key, knee, lea, lee, me, mi, p, pea, pee, plea, pree, quay, re, Rhee, scree, sea, see, she, si, ski, spree, sri, t, tea, tee, the, thee, three, ti, tree, twee, Twi, v, vee, we, wee, whee, ye, z, zee
GLEE Defined for Kids


noun \ˈglē\

Definition of GLEE for Kids

:  great joy :  delight
glee·ful adjective
glee·ful·ly adverb


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