gleeful

adjective glee·ful \ ˈglē-fəl \
Updated on: 12 Apr 2018

Definition of gleeful

: full of glee : merry
  • gleeful laughter

gleefully

play \ˈglē-fə-lē\ adverb

gleefulness

noun

Examples of gleeful in a Sentence

  1. the gleeful atmosphere that envelops the host city of the Super Bowl

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First Known Use of gleeful

1586



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