Simple Definition of glee
: a strong feeling of happiness : great pleasure or satisfaction
Full Definition of glee
1 : exultant high-spirited joy : merriment
2 : a part-song for usually male voices
Examples of glee in a sentence
They were dancing with glee.
He could hardly contain his glee over his victory.
Origin and Etymology 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
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
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