Definition of cheery
- cheery music
a cheery grin on the host of the holiday party
a cheery, unexpected compliment can really make another person's day
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blue, brokenhearted, crestfallen, dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, disheartened, down, downcast, downhearted, droopy, forlorn, hangdog, heavyhearted, inconsolable, low, low-spirited, melancholy, mirthless, sorrowful;
: having or causing happy feelings
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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