(as) happy as a clam

Definition of (as) happy as a clam

US, informal

  1. :  very happy She spent the afternoon reading and was (as) happy as a clam.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  favored by luck or fortune :  fortunate

    :  notably fitting, effective, or well adapted :  felicitous

    :  enjoying or characterized by well-being and contentment

  1. :  clamp, clasp

  1. :  any of numerous edible marine bivalve mollusks living in sand or mud

    :  a freshwater mussel

    :  a stolid or closemouthed person

  1. :  to gather clams especially by digging

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