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glee

play
noun \ˈglē\

Simple Definition of glee

  • : a strong feeling of happiness : great pleasure or satisfaction

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of glee

  1. 1 :  exultant high-spirited joy :  merriment

  2. 2 :  a part-song for usually male voices

Examples of glee in a sentence

  1. They were dancing with glee.

  2. 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


GLEE Defined for Kids

glee

play
noun \ˈglē\

Definition of glee for Students

  1. :  great joy :  delight

gleeful

adjective

gleefully

adverb




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