Examples of cheerful in a Sentence
She has a cheerful outlook on life.
He seems a little more cheerful today.
Recent Examples of cheerful from the Web
Gobbetti—a cheerful 57-year-old Italian—soon agreed to take over as Burberry’s CEO, leaving Bailey, 46, to concentrate on design.
For others, though, there's the slightest bit of (cheerful) envy that their kids won't have to wait to find out what happens next.
SERVICE Our cheerful waitress was relaxed and observant.
Suddenly becoming calm or cheerful after a long period of depression.
This isn't just about Spicer and his cheerful incompetence, though.
The cheerful, plinky music belies the truly sinister nature of the moment: this girl—a 20-year-old desperate to marry her almost-28-year-old boyfriend, no matter the cost—is deeply broken.
Wrapped in rainbow flags and pushing strollers, the crowd Sunday seemed relaxed and cheerful – except where President Donald Trump was concerned.
Gavin Lawrence, always in cheerful motion behind the counter, has been cooking for more than 40 years.
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CHEERFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cheerful for English Language Learners
: feeling or showing happiness
: feeling or showing that you are willing to do something without complaining
: causing good feelings or happiness
CHEERFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of cheerful for Students
1 : feeling or showing happiness
2 : causing good feelings or happiness cheerful news
3 : pleasantly bright a sunny cheerful room
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