Definition of glee
1 : exultant high-spirited joy : merriment <dancing with glee>
2 : a part-song for usually male voices
Examples of glee in a sentence
They were dancing with glee.
He could hardly contain his glee over his victory.
Origin and Etymology of glee
Middle English, from Old English glēo entertainment, music; akin to Old Norse glȳ joy, and perhaps to Greek chleuē joke
First Known Use: before 12th century
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Definition of glee for English Language Learners
: a strong feeling of happiness : great pleasure or satisfaction
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