gladsome

adjective glad·some \ ˈglad-səm \

Definition of gladsome

: giving or showing joy : cheerful
  • gladsome news

gladsomely

adverb

gladsomeness

noun

Examples of gladsome in a Sentence

  1. a gladsome group of carolers strolling through the city's historic district

First Known Use of gladsome

14th century

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