(as) happy as a clam

idiom

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

Examples of (as) happy as a clam in a Sentence

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“(as) happy as a clam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%28as%29%20happy%20as%20a%20clam. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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